The cream of British mounted games riders can be seen this weekend
(September 6/7) at the Mounted Games Association of Great Britian
Held at Carlisle Racecourse the two-day competition will see riders
from across Great Briatin compete for the annual international competitions.
Teams taking part are British Champions, England North, England South,
Scotland and Wales in both junior (under 17) and open age groups.
Mounted games are a series of very fast relay races using ponies which
do not exceed 148cms. The ponies wear simple tack - only snaffle bits
are worn - and whips and spurs are not permitted.
The competition will take place over four sessions - with Sunday afternoon
the climax to the competition. Last year England South won the open
competition and the British Champions (Berkshire) the junior equivalent.
Also taking place at Carlisle is a Friendly - with teams from around
the country also taking part.
More information from www.mgascotland.co.uk