Participating Horse/Trainer Teams

We will add information on the horse/trainer teams once trainers pick up their horses.

Professional Division
Professionals compete with horses who have not been started under saddle prior to June 15th or who have had severe behavioral problems when they began the Challenge. test test

Non-Pro In-Hand Division – Handlers 12 and over
Horses in this hand have not been broke to ride or have lameness issues that leave them unsuitable for riding. They have been worked with in hand by foster homes (novice/non-pro) handlers.

Non-Pro In-Hand Division – Handlers under 12 years of age
Horses in this hand have not been broke to ride or have lameness issues that leave them unsuitable for riding. They have been worked with in hand by foster homes (novice/non-pro) handlers who are under 12 years of age.

Non-Pro Under Saddle
The horses in this division were trained to ride prior to the Challenge and did not have any known behavior problems. Foster homes (novice/non-pro) are putting additional rides on them to help them become more adoptable.