Gymkhana Rules

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Gymkhana Rules Mutton Bustin- Rider must stay on sheep without touching ground for 6 seconds. Goat Tagging- Participant must ride horse across start line to goat, dismount and remove ribbon from goat’s tail and throw hands in air to indicate time to stop. Keyhole Race- Participant must ride horse across start line to the white keyhole pattern drawn on ground with flour, turn around and ride back across starting line without touching the white lines. Barrel race- Participant must ride horse across start line and proceed with the cloverleaf pattern and ride across the finish line.

 

 

Flag Race- Participant must ride horse across starting line with a flag in hand, ride to first barrel and place flag in the bucket. Rider then proceeds to second barrel and pick up the flag and ride back across the finish line with the flag in hand.

 

Goat Tying- Participant must ride horse across starting line with a piggin string to goat, dismount, flip goat to ground and tie 3 legs together, throwing hands in air to indicate time to stop. Participant may not touch the goat after throwing hands in the air and time is stopped. Goat must stay tied for 6 secs. Steer Daubing- Participant must ride horse from roping chute with dauber in hand, using dauber to place a mark on the steer and holding dauber in air to indicate time to stop. Rawhide Race- This is a team event. The parent will ride the horse while the child is on the rawhide. A rope is tied to the rawhide, with the child on it holding on. The parent will then proceed to dally rope and pull the rawhide crossing the starting line, riding down and around a single barrel and back to the finish line. Child must stay on the rawhide after crossing the starting line to the finish line.
Baton Race- This is a team event. The parent and child take turns, holding a baton, cross starting line, go around single barrel, return to awaiting partner, hand off baton to partner who proceeds down around the barrel. Time stops once second rider crosses finish line. Ribbon Roping- The parent will be the roper and the child will be on foot. The parent will start in the roping chute with a rope, time starts when parent nods for calf to be released from chute, parent ropes the calf. Upon capture, the child will run to calf and pull the ribbon from the tail and run back into roping chute to stop time.
Point Distribution 1st- 10 2nd- 9 3rd- 8 4th- 7 5th- 6 6th- 5 7th- 4 8th- 3 9th- 2 10th- 1

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