Mounted Games explained!
Insider info on the gymkhana games you HAVE to try!
Five flag — road cone holding five flags. Rider rides up, picks up a flag and then rides back to put it in the end cone (pictured right).
Sword — relay race where you have to pick up four rings off the top of poles using a sword.
Toolbox — a tool box is put on an upturned bin. You dismount, pick up a toy hammer, vault back on, and put the hammer in the box. The last rider then picks up the toolbox and brings it back.
Joust — knock down a lollipop using a lance (pictured right).
Sock — ride up to a bucket, put a pair of socks in it, then get off, pick up socks again and hand over to next rider.
Bottle — relay race. Rider puts bottle onto a bin in the middle, rides to the top and picks up another bottle.
Association — there are five blocks with letters on them spelling MGAGB. Riders each ride to the top, grab a block, and stack on a bin in the middle.
Litter — using a cane you have to pick up empty washing up cartons, then ride back and put them in the bin (pictured right).
Tyre — riders go in pairs. One dismounts, whilst other leads pony. Dismounted rider puts a tyre over themselves, vaults back on. On the way back the riders switch places and the original lead rider dismounts.
Four flag — four different coloured flags at the end. Each rider picks up a flag, rides back with it and fits it in the correctly coloured slot in the flag holder back at the start.
Rope — two riders weave through the bending poles together.
Bending — one rider weaves through poles and rides back. Relay-style.
Two mug — A line of four bending poles are put up, with an empty mug on the top of poles one and three. The riders have to ride a straight line, grabbing the mug off the pole and moving it onto the next pole (pictured right).
Stepping stones — rider has to ride up, dismount, walk along some stepping stones, then vault back on.