Warm up Arena Etiquette

Warm up Arena Etiquette

Please follow these simple rules when warming your horse/pony up.

  • Pass left shoulder to left shoulder
  • Try, if possible, to ride in the same direction
  • Give other equines space when passing
  • Slower riders should be on the inside track, faster riders on the outside
  • Announce your intentions – jumping, circling, lateral movements
  • Mount/Dismount away from the track and not in the centre
  • Do not crowd the ring entrance
  • Spectators are not permitted in the warm up arena
  • Be courteous
  • Look out for tail ribbons
  • Lunging is not permitted in the Warm up Arena
Tail Ribbons and their meaning