Scarlet jackets are for those who have earned their colors in a recognized hunt. White show shirts and white stock ties are a must.
Can you wear full seat breeches in Hunters?
Jumpers: yes I do believe that quite a few people jump in full seat breeches and many of my friends do and it is allowed. Hunters: NEVER WEAR THEM. They are forbidden.
What is the purpose of a stock tie?
Traditionally, the stock tie is used in the hunt field as a safety measure: in case of injury, the tie may be used as a temporary bandage for a horse’s leg or a sling for a rider’s arm. It also is useful in keeping rain or wind out of the rider’s collar. Stock ties often are worn by riders along with a shadbelly.
How long is a stock tie?
The stock pin is akin to a kilt pin, very strong and pretty sharp, and the stock tie is 6- 8 feet long, and 8-10″ wide.
Can you wear white breeches in Hunters?
Breeches must be light color (white, fawn or canary). Pastel and dark colored breeches are not allowed. Shirts, light in color, must be tucked into breeches and fastened at the top of the neck. Ties or chokers of any color must be worn (unless the shirt, by design, has the choker built in for its intended use).
Do you have to wear a Shadbelly in a hunter derby?
If you are doing a Hunter Derby, you can wear a shadbelly but this is the only place. Black, navy or dark brown helmet, no helmet covers! Get your Lunch Lady hair net on! Hair tucked up in helmet with hair net, no pony tails, no fly-aways, and barrettes with attached hair-nets are not really accepted.
Are breastplates allowed in Hunters?
STANDING MARTINGALES: A BREASTPLATE WITH A STANDING MARTINGALE ATTACHMENT OR A REGULAR STANDING MARTINGALE IS CONSIDERED NORMAL HUNTER ATTIRE FOR OVER FENCES CLASSES — DO NOT ADJUST TOO SHORT OR TOO LONG — ASK FOR HELP IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO ADJUST A MARTINGALE! … A BREASTPLATE IS OK.
Are black stirrups legal in Hunters?
“The Equitation rule change regarding black stirrups will be in effect for the 2014 competition year beginning December 1, 2013. … To clarify further, this rule will ONLY apply to equitation classes. It does not apply to riders competing in hunter or jumper classes at USEF competitions.
Are Monoflap saddles allowed in the hunter ring?
Also if you tend to ride with really short stirrups and find yourself going over the flap, a monoflap saddle may be for you. It’s only got 1 flap! … I don’t think I will ever go back to a regular saddle. I will warn you if you are a hunter, these are not accepted in the hunter ring.
How do you wear pre tied stock?
If it’s ready tied. Then no need to tie. You just do up the velcro behind your neck and the two long bits stay where they are, just tuck them into your showjacket.