With something for everybody, the Cowboy Challenge is an initiative for riders of all ages and stages to enjoy. Modeled on the American Extreme Cowboy Racing there will be a combination of trail obstacles while incorporating the correct horsemanship skills that must be possessed to get to the finish line. The obstacles themselves mirror natural challenges that horses and riders would face out on the trails or stations.
There will be a range of fun competitions and demonstrations throughout the event. Stayed tuned for more information.
The Cowboy Challenge features an obstacle course that must be completed correctly, quickly, and with the right amount of style.
Entering the Cowboy Challenge
Cowboy Challenge is a fast growing sport in New Zealand. While last years arena had a heavy focus on competition, this year there will be a greater focus on education with a range of clinics.
As a competition the Cowboy Challenge features an obstacle course that must be completed correctly, quickly, and with the right amount of style. The Challenge is designed to test the horses confidence, training and trust, as well as the riders cues and direction. During Equidays clinciains will be educating riders and horse to become compeition ready.