Experienced trail riding team, is ready for challenging obstacles and can accomplish all skills listed on the Obstacle Skills.  Familiar with the rules and able to complete multiple tasked obstacles.  This more advanced team may be asked to complete variations of the trail.  Competitive trail ride level equal to NATRC Novice, but no experience competing is necessary.

  • Maverick Riders that have placed 1st in five rides must move up to Horseman if they are riding the same horse; however, if they are starting a new horse they can remain in Maverick (1time without Board approval).
  • Maverick Riders that are Year End High Point Winners will automatically move up to Horseman
  • Maverick Riders that place 1st 5 times in a row will have their Scorecards reviewed by a panel and may be asked to move up to Horseman.

NOTE: The Rider’s division is determined by the Rider’s skill, not the horse’s skill. It is mandatory that Professional Trainers compete in the Horseman Division no matter the horse’s skill level.