High Ridge Farm • Fun Shows

Ride English or Western at our fun, gymkhana style show series held in the spring, summer & fall featuring timed events like barrels, pole bending, plug & more. Divisions available for all levels of rider including Jr & Sr aged riders, walk/trot/jog only (adults & children’s divisions) and leadline–please see below for more in-depth information.. Our shows are held in our outdoor riding ring. End of day champions & reserves presented, as well as, end of series champions & reserve champion awards/prizes. This is a family-friendly and low pressure showing environment designed to be fun for everyone! Food is available for purchase at show.

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2023 Spring Fun Show High Point Series

Fun Shows start at 9:00am (unless otherwise specified). Friday Night shows start @ 5:30pm

Trail classes start at 10:00am. *when offered*

In the event of inclement weather please text/call 443-375-0140 for the most up-to-date cancellation info

HRF Fun Show: June 17

HRF Fun Show: July 14

HRF Fun Show: July 21

2023 Scholarship Benefit Fun Shows

Karen Macleod Benefit Show: Saturday, May 27 @ 10am (wear pink!)

Danielle Knell/Ryan MacKenzie Benefit Show: July 1 @ 10am (wear red/white/blue)

Halloween Benefit Show: October 28 @ 10am

$45 day fee per horse & rider or $15 per class. Both English & Western riders welcome. There will be two cake walks & a silent auction to benefit the programs. Benefit shows begin at 10:00am. No dogs please.

Fun Show Series Information

$15 Per Class or $45 Day Fee (per horse and rider)
There will be a lunch break and cake walk between classes 17 and 18. The food stand is operated by Gunpowder & High Ridge 4-H Club.

  1. Leadline under 8 years as of January 1st
  2. Command Sr
  3. Command Jr
  4. Command Sr walk-jog/trot
  5. Command Jr walk-jog/trot
  6. Keyhole Sr
  7. Keyhole Jr
  8. Keyhole Sr walk-jog/trot
  9. Keyhole Jr walk-jog/trot
  10. Pole Bending Sr
  11. Pole Bending Jr
  12. Pole Bending Sr walk-jog/trot
  13. Pole Bending Jr walk-jog/trot
  14. Barrel Racing Sr
  15. Barrel Racing Jr
  16. Barrel Racing Sr walk-jog/trot
  17. Barrel Racing Jr walk-jog/trot
  18. Plug Sr
  19. Plug Jr
  20. Plug Sr walk-jog/trot
  21. Plug Jr walk-jog/trot
  22. Pony Express Team
  23. Egg on Spoon SR/JR
  24. Egg on Spoon SR/JR Walk-Jog
  25. Trail SR (or mystery class)
  26. Trail JR (or mystery class)
  27. Trail SR Walk-Jog (or mystery class)
  28. Trail JR Walk-Jog/Leadline (or mystery class)

Riders & Age

Children’s Lead Line – 8 years & younger as of January 1
Adult Walk/Jog – any age, those that don’t lope or canter.
Junior Walk/Jog – for children 11 years or younger OR riding experience of less than 2 years.
Juniors – 13 years & under as of January 1
Seniors – 14 years & older as of January 1

Rules & Regulations

Prior to Show
Negative coggins must be presented at the show.

During Show
Classes may be combined or divided based on number of participants.
Proper riding attire is required.
There is NO loping nor cantering in any walk-jog/trot classes. (time penalty applied for infractions)
There are NO dogs allowed.
No alcohol allowed.
Bring your own chairs.


Safety equipment, including at ASTM/SEI certified helmet, must be worn at all times when mounted (regardless of rider’s age).
High Ridge Farm is not responsible for accidents to horse, people, equipment nor vehicles.

Points & Placings

1st – 10th ribbons will be presented

End of Series High Point Awards are given to the Champion and Reserve Champion of each division.