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2014 Show Schedule

Friday, October 3, 2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014

4:00pm Lower Field

6:00pm Ring 1

9:00am Ring 1 (Judge - Ashley Schaeffer)

10:00am Ring 1

10:30am Ring 2

4:00pm - Extreme Mule Challenge

Held in the lower field.

Mule and rider are timed as they complete a series of challenges in the open field.

5:30pm - Field Jump

Held in the lower field.

Mule and rider are timed as they complete a series of jumps in the open field.

6:00pm - Ring 1

1. Coon Mule Jump - 54" & Under

Mules must jump from a stand still without knocking the bar off of the jump. The mule that jumps the highest, through a process of elimination, is declared the winner. Two divisions based on height of mule at withers.

2. Coon Mule Jump - Over 54"

3. Liberty Race - All Ages

Competitors will turn their mules loose in the ring and have their tack along the ring edge. Competitors must catch their mule, tack their mule, mount and ride to a finish line. Fastest time wins.

4. Switch Rider - All Ages

Competitors, with a partner, ride together to one end of the ring, switch riding positions with their partner, and return to the finish line. Fastest time wins.

5. Youth Dolly Parton / Dizzy Bat Race - 13 & Under

Riders race down to a cone, dismount and spin around a bat. The rider then remounts equiped like Dolly Parton and races back.

6. Adult Dolly Party / Dizzy Bat Race

Hay rides following the Mule events!

8:00pm - Night Coon Hunt with hounds led by Mike Jarboe. Mule Riders welcome.

8:00pm - Live Music by Sidewalk Mule.

7. Youth Molly Mule Halter - 13 & Under

Mules are judged on conformation, body style and turnout.

8. Adult Molly Mule Halter

9. Youth John Mule Halter

10. Adult John Mule Halter

11. Draft Mule Halter - All Ages

12. Donkey Halter - All Ages

Champion/Reserve Champion Halter Mule - First and second place winners from classes 7 - 12 will compete for the overall championship.

13. Leadline - 9 & Under

Riders 9 and Under are judged on proper positioning of body; hands, legs, arms, head and feet. Riders should have control of their mule.

14. Child Walk - 9 & Under

Beginner riders are judged at the walk. Riders should show their ability to ride and control the animal. Class is intended for youth riders, not yet ready to lope.

15. Child Walk/Jog - 9 & Under

Beginner riders are judged at the walk and jog. Riders should show their ability to ride and control the animal. Class is intended for youth riders, not yet ready to lope.

16. Youth Hunter Under Saddle - 13 & Under

Mules are judged on their English gaits; Walk, trot, canter, reverse and back.

17. Adult Hunter Under Saddle

18. Youth Hunt Seat Equitation - 13 & Under

Riders are judged on proper riding technique at the walk, trot, canter, reverse and back.

19. Adult Hunt Seat Equitation

20. Youth Western Pleasure - 13 & Under

Mules are judged on their Western gaits; Walk, jog, lope, reverse and back. Which mule would be a "pleasure" to ride!

21. Adult Western Pleasure

22. Old Gray Mule Pleasure

For our senior riders, age 39 and older. Entrants in this class can not complete in the Adult Western Pleasure class.

23. Youth Mulemanship - 13 & Under

Riders are judged on proper riding technique while navigating a pattern.

24. Adult Mulemanship

25. Youth Barrels - 13 & Under

Riders are timed while they navigate their mule through a cloverleaf pattern. A five second penalty is added for knocked over barrels. Riders must not break the pattern.

26. Adult Barrels

27. Youth Versatility Race - 13 & Under

Mule and Rider begin at the start line and while mounted, navigate through a pattern of poles and barrels. Fastest time wins.

28. Adult Versatility Race

29. Youth Pylon Alley - 13 & Under

Mule and rider race down the arena, through an alley of cones, and spin around a cone and race back. Any cones knocked over results in disqualification. Fastest time wins.

30. Adult Pylon Alley

31. Monkey in a Tree - All ages

Riding double, your partner grabs onto a hanging rope, while the rider races around a barrel and back to pick up your "monkey in the tree" and cross the finish line. The fastest team wins.

 

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Mule Pull following the conclusion of the individual events. (Around 5:30pm) - Prize money added.

Teams of mules compete to see who can pull the heaviest weight a predetermined distance. If more than 6 entries, 2 divisions will be created (heavy and light weight).

7pm - Music by Billy Harrison and Haywire Band!!!

 

 

 

 

 

8:00am - Cowboy Church

9:00am - Guided trail ride. Open to horses, mules and donkeys.

32. Single Mule Driving - All Ages

A single mule is judged on its ability to pull a cart/carriage.

33. Youth Poles - 13 & Under

Riders are timed while they navigate their mules through a pattern weaving in and out of the poles. Knocked over poles add a 5 second penalty. Fastest time wins. Two classes divided upon age of rider.

34. Adult Poles

35. Men's Team Hitch

Two mules together, driven my a man, are judged on their ability to pull a carriage or wagon.

36. Women's Team Hitch

* Animal Dress-Up * Start at 12:00pm

All animals welcome! Horses, goats, guinea pigs, it's up to you! Handler and animal will be judged on their costumes and story. Prizes awarded for most creative costumes and story.

37. Youth Soda Bottle Race - 13 & Under

Riders are timed as they run down to 3 soda bottles resting on 3 different poles. Riders must remove the soda bottles and place or throw them in a bucket. Rider may choose to dismount or stay on the mule. Fastest time wins. Penalty for bottles that do not end up in the bucket.

38. Adult Soda Bottle Race

39. Youth Head to Head Race - 13 & Under

Heats of riders race around the ring. The first to cross the finish line advances to the next round. The fastest mule in the final round is the winner.

40. Adult Head to Head Race

41. Youth Feed Bucket Race - 13 & Under

Riders navigate their mules through a jump pattern.  Going off course will result in a DQ.  Knocked over jumps will add a time penalty. Fastest time wins.

42. Adult Feed Bucket Race

Running concurrent in Ring 2

43. Youth Trail Class - 13 & Under

Mule and rider complete a judged obstacle course. Class will be held in Ring 2.

44. Adult Trail Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Harrison Mule Days
301-674-3187 (Elisha Harrison Iager)
443-375-2814 (John Paul Harrison)
info@harrisonmuledays.com