2023 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
ALL COMPETITORS MUST BE MEMBERS OF RIDE & TIE ASSOCIATION.
Race Director: Carrie Baris, firstname.lastname@example.org
Flyer and Registration Form Ride and Tie Championship_Registration Form_updated 11Sep2023
Prizes/Awards: All long course finishers in the Ride & Tie will receive belt buckles. Short course finishers in the Ride & Tie will receive long sleeve shirt. Equathon and five mile rides will also receive prizes. Turtle awards will be presented for each race, as well as Junior awards, best condition (long and short course championships), and other awards.
Friday – Long Course Championship Ride & Tie (32 miles), Short Course Ride & Tie (16 miles), Fun Run Ride & Tie (5 miles)
Saturday – Short Course Championship Ride & Tie (20 miles), Fun Run Ride & Tie (5 miles)
Sunday – Equathon Championship (12 mile ride, 8 mile run – Iron person or two person team), Fun Run Ride & Tie (5 miles)
Race Week Agenda:
2-5pm – Check in and vetting for Ride & Tie Championship Long Course/ Short Course/ Fun Run participants
6pm – Potluck (bring something yummy to share!) and Ride Meeting for Friday’s Events
7am – Start of Ride & Tie Long Course Championship/Short Course
9:30am – Start of Fun Run
2-5pm – Check in and vetting for Ride & Tie Short Championship/ Fun Run
5pm – Ride Meeting for Saturday’s Events and Awards for Friday
6pm – Hope for Horses Biltmore Dinner – tickets sold separately
7:15am – Start of Ride & Tie Short Course
9:30 – Start of Fun Run
2-5pm – Check in and vetting for Equathon Championship/ Fun Run
5pm – Ride meeting for Sunday’s Events and Awards for Saturday
7am – Start of Equathon
9:30am – Start of Fun Run
12pm – Awards for Sunday
Ride and Tie Base Camp:
Ride & Tie participants will have our own base camp within the Biltmore fields. Follow signs after arriving at camp to our spot. All ride meetings, registration, and awards will be held in this area.
Potluck on Thursday night for those who want to participate, Friday is Hope For Horses ($25 per person).
Directions to the Race Site: The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina. There will be a gate you will have to come through to access the ride. Your name, as well as names of your crew members, will be on a list provided to the staff at the gate.
Riding The Trail: The course will include dirt/gravel service roads. As well as technical woodlands single track trails. There will be bridges to cross, as well as small streams and creeks. Hoof protection is recommended. Helmets are required.
Volunteers Wanted: To help with setting up vet check area, taking horse pulses, writing down participant numbers as they come into and go out of vet checks, scribing for vets, holding horses for riders, filling water troughs, directing traffic, etc.
Questions: Contact Carrie Baris, email@example.com or 828-318-4505