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Bareback Horsemanship

Bareback Horsemanship

A. The rider is judged in this class on his ability to ride and
control a pony properly without the use of a saddle.
B. Position of hands and body should be the same as in
Western Horsemanship (Rule 108), only no saddle is used.
C. Class Routine. At the option of judge, exhibitors may be
asked to work patterns individually, then the judge may
recall either all of the exhibitors or only the finalists for rail
work.
1. Exhibitors shall not be asked to mount and
dismount.
9 & Under Bareback Horsemanship is walk‐jog only.
If the Show Committee desires the lope, it must be
specified in advance on the entry form and show bill.
D. All exhibitors in the age division of 13 & Under or 18 &
Under shall run the same pattern posted for that class.

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