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post #1 of 12 Old 04-20-2011, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
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Pole Bending/Weaving Pattern

For MN 4-H website they show this pattern
but whe you google like 4-h pole bending on youtube you get people doing this pattern

So which do they usually do

Here is a link for MN 4-H:
http://www1.extension.umn.edu/youth/...t-rulebook.pdf

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post #2 of 12 Old 04-20-2011, 06:32 PM
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I've never seen anyone run the pattern like the first video..I've run barrels, poles, and cones my whole life and I've always done it the second way..
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post #3 of 12 Old 04-20-2011, 06:32 PM
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I think where you are competing dictates which pattern to use. Around here, the second pattern is what you see in all the rodeos and such, we don't have many 4-h shows so I don't know which pattern they use. If you are unsure which pattern you are supposed to be running, you should be able to check with the show steward or watch the competitors who run the class before you do.

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post #4 of 12 Old 04-20-2011, 07:34 PM
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In our 4-H shows we do the second.
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post #5 of 12 Old 04-23-2011, 06:47 PM
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The first I have seen with gymkhanas, I personally dislike it as it screws up my regular poles pattern. I have heard it called, 'California Poles' and 'Poles I(1)'

The rodeo uses the second, I have known it as 'Washington Poles' and 'Poles II(2)'

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I've never seen anybody use the first.

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post #7 of 12 Old 04-23-2011, 07:37 PM
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We do both patterns, but the second is more common. I think they call the 2nd video Washington Poles.

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post #8 of 12 Old 04-25-2011, 09:03 PM
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I have never seen the first one done. I do the second.

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post #9 of 12 Old 04-26-2011, 11:53 AM
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I have seen both patterns run. It depends on the association rules you are running in.

If you read the rulebook you posted, the MN 4-H uses the first video pattern. And it is called Pole Weaving (not pole bending). So if that is the association you will be running in, that is the pattern you will use.

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post #10 of 12 Old 05-22-2011, 07:10 PM
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I've never seen the first one done. I'd be concerned that it would mess up my horse. She knows when I screw up and sulks about it.
I agree that you need to review the rule book and possibly find some people who have competed at this show on previous years. They ought to be able to tell you which pattern it actually is.
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