Our intent in providing this list of obstacles is to give riders an idea of what can be expected when competing in the 2018 MT Ranch Buckle Series. Keep in mind that while there are general skills listed, more than one skill may be included in the elements of the obstacle.

List of Potential Obstacles

Gait transitions

Lope

Stop

Back

Trot weave

Uphill

Downhill

Jump

Cavaletti

Bridge

Vines

Water

Turn on haunches

Turn on fore

Side-pass

Gate

Broken rein

Drag

Straight arrow

Buddy sour

Tunnel

Maze

Recycle box

Wildlife box

Trail marking


Mount

Dismount

Curbside mount

Fly spray

Check feet

Sending

Ground tie

Spanish pole

Frog in pond

Campsite

Barrel-board pinwheel

Cowboy curtain

Tarp

Carwash

Mailbox

Trash pickup

Noise

Don’t Feed the Bears

Mounted shooter

Sir Lancelot

Animal on the run

Animal rescue

Soccer ball

Flag

Spider Jump

Not only can these obstacles be set up as individual elements, unique combinations create the obstacle challenge. How well do you and your horse work together to complete the obstacle in a safe, calm, and willing manner? MT Ranch & Horse Camp periodically offers an opportunity to practice on from 10-15 obstacles using elements from the above list. Check us out on Facebook for updates on practice and competition events.

Bottle curtain

Barrell-board pinwheel

Bridge-multilevel

Carwash

Drag

Frog in the Pond

Balloon shoot

Push the ball

Slicker & off-side mount combo

Natural jump

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