equestrian-horse-smile2Equestrian is one of the most fascinating sports offered by Special Olympics Iowa. The balance, the stability and the right communication between the horse and the rider are key elements for success in equestrian sport.

Athletes may choose to compete in two of the following events:

  • Horsemanship (walk only, Western and English)
  • Egg and Spoon (must trot)
  • Barrel Race
  • Ball Drop (one bucket)
  • Key Hole Race
  • Pole Bending
  • Baton Relay

Event Details

State Championship
: September 14, 2019
Registration Deadline: August 23, 2019
Location: One Heart Equestrian Center (Updated location as of Sept. 11)

Event Links

Equestrian Rules


Register to volunteer (experience with horse/equestrian required to volunteer)