1st Annual Skijoring Competition and Fun Day

Valley Equestrian Centre Skijorring Competition and Fun Day Fundraiser

Ski and Board

Please note: the age limits for the division are for the skiers. Adults may pull skiers in the intermediate and junior categories. 

Senior Ski/Board. Division 1. (18+)

  1. Sprint: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed.
  2. Slalom: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. Skiers must slalom around pegs/pylons. Horse will run straight up middle of the track.
  3. Jump: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. Skier to hit all jumps on course. Jumps will be no more than 2’ high. Horse to run down center of track.

Intermediate Ski/Board. Division 2. (Ages 12-17)

  1. Sprint: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed.
  2. Slalom: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. Skiers must slalom around pegs/pylons. Horse will run straight up middle of the track.
  3. Jump: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. Skier to hit all jumps on course. Jumps will be no more than 2’ high. Horse to run down center of track.

Junior Ski/Board. Division 3. (Ages 7-11)

  1. Sprint: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed.
  2. Slalom: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. Skiers must slalom around pegs/pylons. Horse will run straight up middle of the track.
  3. Jump: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. Skier to hit all jumps on course. Jumps will be no more than 2’ high. Bonus jump option at end (this jump will be larger). Horse to run down center of track.

Walk/Trot

Trot. Division 4. (All ages, beginner skiers or snowboarders)

  1. Trotting Drag Race: Short Track. Maximum 5 Competitors to Compete at a time. See Rules for details on the drag race style. Rider may ONLY TROT. There will be a judge on course to observe all competitors. Breaking gate will result in a disqualification.

Walk. Division 5. (All ages, super beginner skiers or snowboarders)

  1. Walking Drag Race: Short Track. Maximum 5 Competitors to Compete at a time. See Rules for details on the drag race style. Rider may ONLY WALK. There will be a judge on course to observe all competitors. Breaking gate will result in a disqualification. Prancing or jigging is considered breaking gate.

Pony

Pony –Ridden. Division 6.

  1. Sprint: Sprint: Horseshoe track at 600m. Banked wide corner. Individual Start. Start box. Timed. For all ponies under 14 hands. Riders and competitors of all ages.

Pony –Not Ridden. Division 7. (For all ponies or donkeys that will NOT be ridden. i.e. handler either toboggans, skies, or snowboards behind pony, whilst holding the reins and steering).

  1. Miniature Pony Drag Race: Short Track. Maximum 5 Competitors to Compete at a time. See Rules for details on the drag race style. Pony must be 38 inches or less.
  2. Small Pony Drag Race: Short Track. Maximum 5 Competitors to Compete at a time. See Rules for details on the drag race style. Pony must be 12 hands or less.
  3. Large Pony Drag Race: Short Track. Maximum 5 Competitors to Compete at a time. See Rules for details on the drag race style. Pony must be 14 hands or less.
  4. Pony Agility Junior (Competitors 7-11). Ponies 14 hh and under. Guide your pony through a track filled with turns and twists! The track may even run through part of the corn maze! Timed. Run Individually.
  5. Pony Agility Open (Open to all competitors). Ponies 14 hh and under. Guide your pony through a track filled with turns and twists! The track may even run through part of the corn maze! Timed. Run Individually.

Relay. Division 8.  Open. (All ages).

  1. Open Relay. Horseshoe Track. 600m. Individual Run. Start Box. Whistle Start. Rider must take rider 1 halfway around the track where they will slow down, turn around a barrel while the skiers switch. Skier 2 grabs rope. Rider pulls rider 2 to finish line.

The prices for classes start at $15/class. The second class costs $15, the third $10, and the 4th and any additional classes $5. The more you enter the cheaper they get! The forms can be filled out by groups of up to 4 people (combine your events for savings). If you have a larger family or group participating (such as a 4-H club) please contact us to register your group under one form for savings!

To be held at the Rosthern Youth Farm, March 10, 2018.

Please Read Rules and Guidelines before Registering for this Event

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To contact Valley Equestrian Centre call 306-371-3319 or email cheralyne.gibson@outlook.com