Tri-County Riders​ 

  • Waiver:  All riders must sign waiver and acknowledgement of facility rules.
  • Attire: All riders will wear closed toe, slip on or lace up boots with a heel while handling or riding horses All competitors will wear safe riding attire, boots, long pants, no exceptions. Style of shirt is rider’s choice. NO spaghetti straps or shirts with profanity or vulgar connotations.
  • Cut off for sign up: Cut-off at 8:45 for the first event.
  • Minors: Minors must wear a helmet at ALL times when mounted. NO EXCEPTIONS! All riders under 18 must have their parent or legal guardian sign them in at every event. Wet signatures are required
  • Divisions: Riders may ride in any division they choose and accumulate points in that division. Riders are allowed a 1 division  bump up. If rider signs up in A and runs AAA times those times will not count toward daily high point. Daily Points awarded in only 1 division. Higher division placing will prevail. 
  • Refund Policy: Day of show entry fees are non-refundable with the exception of an injured horse or rider.  If this is the case, you will need one of our judges to verify the injury (show day) or a note from your doctor or your horse's vet (pre-entry refund requests).  Refund deadlines are 7 days from the date of the show. Refunds shall be in the form of a show voucher for credit at future shows.
  • Rider order: Riders entered in the show will NOT  ride out of order. 
    • Lead Line will ride 1st, followed by, AAA, AA, A, FC 11 & Under, FC 12-34 and FC 35 & Over.
    • Workers may ride out of order if show management approves.
  • Schoolings: Rider must ask judge for a schooling. Rider is responsible for notifying the booth and paying the fee prior to running a schooling. Schoolings must be paid before pinks are distributed
    • Rider MUST BE ENTERED IN REGULAR SHOW to run schoolings. Examples:
      •  a. Ask for a schooling after their normal ride (Rider is entered in normal show).
      •  b. Ride one mount and bring a second to school (Rider is entered in normal show).
  • Bareback Riding: NO RIDING BAREBACK. Members may ride with a bareback pad.
  • Riding Double: NO RIDING DOUBLE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME.
  • Dogs: Dogs must be on a leash at all times during the show.
  • No profanity.
  • No alcohol or drug use by riders or volunteers while the show is running.
  • No hitting in front of the cinch or excessive force while on course.
  • No excessive rough riding or handling of horses while on premise.
  • No loping outside the arena.
  • The event judge will make the final call on every ride.
  • Do not tie horses anywhere besides at your trailer.
  • Lead line riders must have a bridle and reins on their horse. Walk & Trot only in lead line classes, no loping.
  • No one under 18 may handle or ride a stallion.
  • If a rider/horse is unruly, out of control, disrespectful, or poses a danger to themselves or the people around them they will asked to leave.
  • All runs must start inside the foul line.
  • 2 second penalty for any knocked obstacle during a run
  • If there is a timer malfunction the penalties from the first run will NOT be carried over to the re-ride
  • If the rider is thrown or falls while on course it is a no time.
  • If the rider is off course they may go back to the point of error to correct it and complete the pattern,
    so long as they have not passed through the timers. If a correction is not made and the rider is off course this will be considered a “no time” .Off course is also breaking the plane of the delineators.

  • To ride in a pony class the pony must be no taller than 54” at the withers. 54 1/4” with shoes. Ponies will be measured by 2 judges assigned by show management.
  • Show Management has the right to exclude any attendee or group
  • ALL Show Management decisions are final.

     


Club Rules