Mounted games is a branch of equestrian sport in which very fast games are played by people of all ages on ponies up to a height of 15 hands (60 inches, 152 cm).
They require a high degree of athletic ability, good riding skills, hand-to-eye coordination, determination, perseverance, and a competitive spirit, which nevertheless requires an ability to work together with other riders and a willingness to help one another.
Rest place/daily stay
Paddock, field, box
Small, manoeuvrable riding horses and ponies are used in the sport. A mounted games horse must be fast and have strong nerves.
Mounted games horses can be shoed at the usual places.
Because mounted games horses are ridden fast with many changes in direction, the shoe should not be too wide or too long in order to reduce the danger of injury and prevent the shoe from being cast. It is recommended to choose a shoe with a good profile such as the St. Croix Eventer, St. Croix Advantage or St. Croix Polo shoe.