Wild Pony Races
The Wild Pony Race features teams of three kids (open to boys and girls, between eight and twelve years old) who try to control and ride a wild pony.
One at a time the teams go out into the arena and line up outside the chute gate where their pony is waiting. They hold onto a lead shank that’s attached to their pony’s halter. When the gate opens it’s a race against the clock to get one of the three team members to ride the pony for a minimum of two jumps. It’s a “wild” ride on a “wild” pony and very exciting and entertaining to watch.
A new official KCRA event in 2019!
This is the event where the young cowboys with a dream show off their stuff. The event is basically the same as the regular bareback riding but the riders are much younger and learning the ropes.
Cheer them on and wish them luck!