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        02-24-2009, 07:32 PM
      #11
    Trained
    Meh. I have done all day games as well and I still like my gaming reins. My horse goes well in them and it's one less thing for me to have to worry about. I usually ride in split reins. Those would be a disaster if I were running poles or barrels
         
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        02-24-2009, 07:37 PM
      #12
    Trained
    Oh god, I could never do games in split reins! I could see it now... Disaster...
         
        02-24-2009, 07:41 PM
      #13
    Trained
    Hahah yeeeah....It's a terrifying though =P I've seen it done though. Held my breath the entire time. Wasn't pretty lol
         
        02-24-2009, 07:48 PM
      #14
    Trained
    Ha ha I'll say... I can see see a dropped rein wrapping around a horses leg... Eeep...
         
        02-24-2009, 07:53 PM
      #15
    Trained
    Yeah.
    I just re-read my post though. I meant I usually ride in split reins when not doing speed events lol
         
        02-24-2009, 08:12 PM
      #16
    Foal
    Of course you can wear a helmet, and your english bridle with out canvason is fine. Most importantly have fun. :)
         
        02-24-2009, 09:45 PM
      #17
    Green Broke
    Ok, thanks! Yea, I HATE gaming reins, cause my friends horse's bridle had them and I had to ride him once, and the reins were just way to short! I couldn't get a good feel from them! I would really like to try mounted games, but me hanging off side of Blue, not a pretty picture!
         
        02-25-2009, 04:51 AM
      #18
    Yearling
    Split reins are actually illegal under Queensland pony club sporting rules, and I think in mounted games as well, due to safety concerns.
         
        02-25-2009, 07:43 AM
      #19
    Banned
    I've been in countless gaming shows:) The one I went to 'required' a helmet if you were 19 or under. It usually does not matter if you use an english bridle or not, it depends on the bit you are useing. The ones I have went to are just fun little shows, and I could wear whatever I wanted. But, if you go to a Rodeo to qualify for NBHA then it has to be all western tack.
         
        02-25-2009, 12:28 PM
      #20
    Foal
    First off, Rodeo and NBHA are separate things. Rodeo is sanctioned by the WPRA (women's professional rodeo association) and/or the PRCA (professional rodeo cowboys association). NBHA is just barrel racing and a separate entity all together from rodeo. Therefore, you cannot "qualify" for NBHA through rodeo. You really do not even need to qualify for NBHA, generally speaking you go and run. I just wanted to clarify this.

    As far as game shows are concerned, most shows require you to use a western saddle, at least from where I am from. The headstall that is used is up to you, it does not matter if it is english or western. Like others have said, some shows do require a helmet, but not all. Generally speaking, there are no rules that state that you cannot wear a helmet, so the choice really is yours. Good for you though for thinking about your personal safety, so many times that becomes the furthest thoughts from people's minds. Anyways, whatever you do good luck and have fun!
         

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