IMTCA Mountain Trail
Play Day Schooling Challenge
at HHB Equestrian Trail Park

November 3 and 4, 2018


This event is open to all competitive trail enthusiasts, all ages, all breeds, all disciplines, and all skill levels regardless of previous experience with Mountain Trail.

This fun event is designed to bring multiple disciplines of the horse community together to generate interest, knowledge and appreciation of Mountain Trail skills that are complementary to all riders/disciplines. This is an International Mountain Trail Challenge Association (IMTCA) sanctioned schooling challenge.

Saturday will be designated for demonstrations, mock judging, and open riding.
The Schooling Challenge will take place on Sunday.

Got Questions? We have answers!
Check out these Schooling Challenge FAQs.

Pre-register via EventBrite to let us know you intend on participating so we can an accurate count of Participants. You are not registered for this schooling challenge until you submit your registration form and full payment.

Download the Registration Packet & IMTCA Competition Cheat Sheet

RSVP on Facebook and invite your friends

Learn more about Mountain Trail at

Questions? Contact us at



Saturday, November 3rd | 8 AM – 4 PM
Demonstrations and Open Riding

Riders will have an opportunity to learn Mountain Trail competition essentials, watch demonstrations, receive judge’s critics through mock judging, and spend time in the arena and the equestrian trail park practicing. Riders and auditors both welcome.

Check-In & Registration | 8 - 9:30 am
Open Riding & Practice* | 8 am to 4 pm
Demonstrations* | 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
*Look for a detailed itinerary of specific sessions scheduled for the day to be posted online October 1st.


Saturday, November 3rd | 4 - 7 pm
One Year Anniversary Celebration

Join us for BBQ, music, and good friends to celebrate the one year anniversary of HHB Equestrian Trail Park of Southern Nevada.


Sunday, November 4th | 7 AM – 5 PM
Play Day Schooling Challenge

In-Hand — Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3
Rider — Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3

*Note: The Trail Park will not be open on the day of the Schooling Challenge for any practice.

Registration Packet and IMTCA Mountain Trail Competition Cheat Sheet
Download the Registration Packet and IMTCA Mountain Trail Competition Cheat Sheet for more information about the Mountain Trail Divisions and Levels and the IMTCA scoring system and judging criteria.

Download the complete IMTCA rule book at


Sunday, November 4th | 5 PM
Awards Ceremony



Other Important Information


Prizes — Prizes include ribbons for 1st through 5th; winners receive cash prizes; other prizes include free and discounted HHB services.

Trail Park Access - Trail Park Access available Tuesday through Friday for Intro Mountain Trail coaching clinic graduates.

Liability and Photo/Video Releases – All riders, auditors, and guests must sign an HHB liability release as well as and HHB photo and video release, which are included in the Registration Packet.

Amenities – Overnight dry camping and 20 x 20 corrals.

HHB Welcome Packet – Download the HHB Welcome Packet for directions, amenities and pricing, facility rules and regulations, and discounted local lodging information.

Tobacco and Alcohol Free – Happy Hoof Beats Equestrian Center is a tobacco and alcohol-free facility.

No refunds - credits for future HHB events and clinics with 10 days notice.



Horse Health Requirements


Coggins Test — Your horse must have had a Coggins Test in the past 12 months — A negative Coggins veterinary Report required at check-in

Rhino and Flu Vaccinations — Your horse must be up-to-date on all vaccinations including proof of rhino and flu vaccinations within 6 months by Veterinarian or proof of purchase

Upon arrival, all horses MUST BE in good health — no cough, no temperature, no runny noses, no lameness

Horses showing signs of illness will be asked to leave hhb property - not to expose other horses

Hoses showing signs of lameness will not be able to participate



Registration and Other Fees

Download the Registration Packet & IMTCA Competition Cheat Sheet

No Refunds — See Small Print Below

Sunday: Challenge Entry Fees — Enter into multiple levels and classes for flat fee
$60 (All Inclusive)

Saturday: Demos, Mock Judging, & Trail Park Access for Practice - Rider
$60 (All Day)

Saturday: Demos, Mock Judging, & Observing Practice - Auditor
$10 (All Day)

Fri or Sat: Trail Park Access for Practice Only - Intro to Mountain Trail Graduates Only
$25 (All Day)

Semi-Private Lesson (Tuesday through Friday as Available)
$60 (Per Hour)

Overnight Dry Camping + 20’ x 20’ Corral - Guest Cleans & Strips
$15 (Per Night)

Overnight Dry Camping + 20’ x 20’ Corral - HHB Cleans & Strips
$25 (Per Night)

Office Fee - Waived if form & payment are submitted & received by Wednesday, October 31
$20 (Flat)



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