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Figure 8 Stake

Figure 8 Stake

A. Two poles are set 100’ apart as shown. Two pylons are set
10’ apart halfway between the poles to mark the
start/finish line and to ensure rider completes a figure 8.
1. If this event is timed with an automatic timer, a
manual lockout switch must be depressed when the
pony crosses start/finish line halfway through race.
B. Pony may start from either end of course and run figure 8
around poles in either direction as long as the figure 8 is
completed. Pony must close figure 8 at the end of the run.
C. Disqualification results from knocking down pole, rider
holding pole up with hand, or not closing figure 8 at end of
run. Also see Rule 102.

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