• ALL-BREED COMPETITIVE TRAIL HORSE ACTIVITIES

    BECOME A MEMBER
    For insurance purposes, everyone who participates in an ACTHA event must be a member.  You can get a life time membership for $25.00 which includes one horses. 

    You can register additional horses at any time for $10.00 each.  If you prefer you can purchase a one time membership for $10.00.   Memberships for children are $10.00 and are valid until they reach 18 years of age.

    To become a member, fill out the membership form and email it to events@.  .  Payment can be made by eTransfer to that address or credit card.  Use actha as the password for eTransfers.

    If you have any questions you can contact Barbara at 780-720-7649 or events@
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    UPCOMING EVENTS
    Check back often for new dates!
    Thoughout the riding season ACTHA offers three type of events:
    CTC, AOC, TOC
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    OUR MISSION
    To create an enjoyable venue showcasing the wonderful attributes of the great trail horse and granting them the recognition they so richly deserve.

    To create a registry open to all breeds and a point designation system which will stay with each horse for its lifetime, thereby adding to their value and distinction.

    To create and enable humane treatment and employment options for horses in need.

    Carolyn Schmidt  |  780-967-5555  |  info@
    ACTHA currently Offers 3 Types Of Events.

    Competitive Trail Challenge (CTC)

    The CTC is a casual trail ride competition that is 10-13 kilometers long with judged obstacles (mostly natural) along the way. Each obstacle has its own judge. It is not a speed, timed or extreme event. You are encouraged to ride with your group, family, or friends. When you come to the obstacle & judge, you perform the obstacle one at a time. The trail rides usually take from 2-3 hours.  Many of the rides have clinics or information sessions on a number of equine related topics as well.


    ACTHA Obstacle Challenge (AOC)

    The AOC is held in an arena (indoor or outdoor) or field with 8 to 12 obstacles and 2 or 3 judges. Riders can bring multiple horses.

    Most events include mounted games or other activities.

    You will be given a sheet describing all the obstacles for your event with detailed instructions on how each division should perform the obstacle and the judging criteria.

    Timed Obstacle Challenge (TOC)

    Consists of 8 to 12 obstacles in an arena or field.  Riders have a set time to complete as many of the obstacles as they can in which ever order they choose.  If they complete an obstacle they get full points, if not they get no points for that obstacle.

    ACTHA Divisions

    Open -
    age 7 and older.

    Pleasure
    -
    age 7 and older. Obstacles a little less demanding than the Open.

    Junior
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    ages 7 to 15. Obstacles similar to or less demanding than Pleasure.

    Scout
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    ages 7 and older. Obstacles the same as pleasure. Judging criteria slightly relaxed.

    In-Hand
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    For AOC’s & TOC's only. Ages 7 and older. Obstacles similar to Pleasure Division.

    Buddy
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    For CTC’s only. Ages 7 and older. Do not do the obstacles. Not eligible for ribbons, prizes and points.

    Mentors
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    18 years and older. Open to clinicians, trainers and instructors of all disciplines, allowing them to participate with their students without having to compete against then and at a reduced cost. Eligible for Points.

    Members
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    All members are eligible for Ribbons, Prizes and Points as well as Luck of the Draw prizes for individual events and year end.
      DIVISIONS CTC AOC TOC
      Mentors $45 $35 $20
      Open $58 $45 $30
      Pleasure $58 $45 $30
      Junior $25 $25 $20
      Scout $50 $40 $30
      Buddy $25    
      In-Hand   $20 $20
           
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