B. Optional 1. 2.
Knee or shin protection Gloves C. Prohibited 1. 2.
Spurs of any type Misuse of any equipment II. Tack and Equipment Please note: Since the Team Mounted Games Division allows riders from all the seats, you need to know the tack and equipment for the seat you are riding.
If there is a conflict in the listings, the Team Mounted Games Division takes priority.
Required 1. 2.
Saddle, saddle pad, and girth/cinch appropriate to seat ridden.
Bridle and bit appropriate to seat ridden Optional 1. 2.
Bell boots, skid boots, splint boots, or any other tack offering protection to the equine’s legs with the exception of leg wraps Standing martingales and tie downs 144 NYS 4-H Equine Show Rule Book NYS 4-H Team Mounted Games 3.
C. Hackamores with shanks less then 6 inches Prohibited 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Crops, bats, whips, quirts, etc.
Jockey or trick saddles Any item deemed too severe by the judge or show committee manager Gymkhana Reins Draw reins, side reins, chambon, nose reins, gogue and other similar training devices (this includes use in the warm up ring or practice).
Leg Wraps – such as polo wraps or similar products III. General Specifications A.
Team Composition 1.
Each county may have two (2) teams (junior, senior or mixed teams).
If a county does not have enough youth to make a team, two or more counties may combine to make a mixed county team.
Members of a team may ride in different seats (western, huntseat, dressage or saddleseat).
Each mounted games team shall consist of: a) A minimum of 3 mounted riders b) A maximum of 4 mounted riders.
This is recommended even though only 3 riders will compete per game, some horse and rider combinations are better suited for certain games and allows flexibility of your team.
Additionally, in the case of injury/sickness to a horse/rider there will still be the minimum of 3 needed to compete.
C) One (1) unmounted member who acts as a captain to the team providing support, leadership and guidance (ie determining order of riders, assuring proper equipment is used, assisting members in and out of the ring etc.) to their fellow team members.
D) On the entry form, you may designate one alternate, this alternate will not participate unless one of the 5 designated team members (which includes the captain) is unable to compete.
You may register an alternate only if you have a four person team.
Any particular horse or rider can only compete on one team in this division.
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