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Bonsall riders form new Gymkhana Club

 

Last updated 12/1/2017 at Noon

Fallbrook rider Alana Jordan and mount Ghost Ryder round their final pole in Mudslingers “quadrangle” event. Christine Benton photos

BONSALL – A group of local riders have formed a new non-profit gymkhana club in Bonsall. As District #22 of the California Gymkhana Association (CGA), the new club, known as CGA Mudslingers, recently kicked off its 2017-2018 season.

Gymkhana, or games on horseback, is an action-packed precision sport that requires speed, dexterity and excellent communication between horse and rider. Events include a series of 13 games or “patterns,” with riders grouped in divisions according to their ability.

Gymkhana has been gaining in popularity in recent years, and the sport has become practiced...



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