Minis and More

If you hadn't caught on by now, I'm primarily and Appaloosa person.  I have an appreciation of all breeds and all disciplines.  I learned long ago that  there is no such thing as a bad breed, just good and bad representatives of breeds.  I've had experience of one sort or another with a good number of horses and breeds, be that training, owning, boarding or more.  None the less, I always come back to an App. 

The ACTHA Merritt Island Ride

The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) offers two types of competition. The Competitive Trail Challenge is a trail ride that includes judged obstacles. The ACTHA Obstacle Challenge is just the obstacles, minus the trail. All obstacles must be approved and used from the ACTHA obstacle list on their website. The idea behind the obstacles is that they are to simulate something you might actually encounter out on the trail. ACTHA allows their hosts to use a little creativity...