The ultimate partnership competition of horse and rider

ConneXion Challenge

A brand new EQUITANA competition, the ConneXion Challenge will highlight the harmony and partnership between horse and rider, incorporating all disciplines from dressage, showjumping, to liberty and horsemanship. This is a timed event including agility, obstacles, precision and performance. A must see for all horse lovers, this has never been seen before in New Zealand. This is sure to be a crowd favourite, so make sure you include this as a must-see and cheer for your favourite!

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About ConnecXion Challenge

Competitors will be asked to perform:
Dressage manoeuvres, low level Jumping, agility, ground tying, liberty, lead Changes, high speed, turn on haunches, turn on forehand, dragging obstacles, reining manoeuvres, ground skills, lateral manoeuvres, tricks, side passing, canter, walk, trot, gallop, tarps, bending poles, roll backs.

How the competition will be judged:
- Timed event
- Judged for precision and efficiency
- Horsemanship
- Points are Accumulated
- Overall highest point scorer to win
- Scored 1 out of 10 for each task

Entry Conditions:
- Open to over 18 age group entrants
- Non discipline specific
- Individual entry
- No Audition necessary
- Entry is free
- Application will need training footage
- Walk of course done on the day with a walk through
- 12 Competitors in Total
- Only individual can win. No teams

NB: Full entry details available here


Friday 3:30pm