Photo by: Bolender Horse Park……

Each year, the IMTCA (International Mountain Trail Challenge Association) puts on a variety of trail obstacle challenges. These events have riders navigate through manmade and natural elements, such as bridges, rock patches, water crossings and more! They’re open to all types of riders and horses. A few facilities act as hosts for these unique and fun challenges.

You might find some of the following obstacles…

Bolender Horse Park- Silver Creek, Washington
Creek Side Horse Park- Waynesburg, Ohio
Stone Gate Farm- Hanoverton, Ohio
Happy Hoof Beats Equestrian Trail Park- Pahrump, Nevada
Coyote Crossing Equestrian Center- Bedford, Virginia

Wow! These trail obstacle courses are serious! Do you think you and your horse have what it takes? Trail obstacles are a great way to challenge your skills. You’ll find all different types of elements to cross, go through and climb over.