2016-2017 Date: Monday September 12, 6:00pm at Northfork Farms
You must be on time to tryouts and follow directions.
Dress professional for given seat (no spurs; boots and helmets required for all)
Sign in, pay $10 ($15 if you are trying out for both teams). **Note: Even if you are selected for both teams, you must choose which team you wish to participate on. You can only participate on one team for the year.
You will not be permitted to tryout if you can not pay the fee at the time of tryouts.
Find out which division you will be trying out for and pick up your number
Tryouts will be held similarly to show:
Draw for the horse you will show
Mount when instructed and adjust your stirrups
Enter the arena and perform the tasks called to the best of your ability
Your riding skills we be evaluated by a panel
Upon completion, take the horse back to its handler
There is to be NO TALKING in the arena during riding times and outside coaching during your tryout will not be tolerated
Previous team members are required to ride in tryouts
Every person who tries out for the MSU Equestrian Team must help groom, tack and un-tack horses, and must be available to help during the tryout process.