Horse & Pony pulling RULES AND
Pullers, you are
RESPONSIBLE for your own horses,
equipment, feed, truck, trailer, etc. Under No Circumstance will SuperPULL
Organizers be liable for your being on the grounds, ( pulling or otherwise ),
nor others that travel with you or your equine.
Entries, with the proper fees AND ALL forms, must be submitted to SuperPULL,
1919 Oakwood Rd Brillion, WI 54110 We will NOT be responsible for mail that is
Entries received with postmark date by 9/15/19 , will have their pulling
position drawn for on the official score sheet and receive 3 armbands per entry.
Late entries will be placed at the bottom of the score sheet.
Any late entries PLEASE REGISTER prior to weigh in.
a) 3200# and 3400# teams must weigh-in on the grounds between 1 & 2:30
pm on October 4th 2019 ONLY! 3200# teams first. Horses pulling in the 3200#
class can pull back in the 3400# with a fresh horse.
No weights taken on October
b) All Heavyweights MUST register with Michelle/Mary upon arrival.
5) Ponies: 53” Ponies
a) The Wisconsin Pony Pullers Assoc, will be in charge of
teams must be measured 53” or under and will be measured from the high part
of the withers.
Shoes will not be measured in the height of ponies.
Ponies feet must stay between 2 angles set at 68” apart
No leaning allowed.
½” maximum allowed for shoes.
You’ll be able to measure 2 different times, at 1 ½ minute each time between 1 &
2:30 pm 10/4/19
Please bring the original Coggins papers along with a copy for the
a) Puller must stay seated on the machine
at all times. Falling off will disqualify that pull.
b) The required distance to pull is 27
½ feet for horses and 16 feet for ponies.
c) Each team is entitled to three pulls on a given load. For each pull
attempted, the driver will have three tries to get the team hitched. A try is
defined as: “the driver must touch the lines while also touching the
dynamometer, while trying to get hitched”
d) If the team fails to make the required distance on pull #1 the
driver must stay hitched if they would like to take pull #2. If the driver
unhitches for pull #2, they forfeit pull #2 but can come back at the end of the
round for pull #3. The driver has the option to pass pull #1 and pull #2 and
spot the machine for pull #3
e) Once the exhibitor’s name is called, they have three minutes to start
their pull on pull #1 and pull #3. Two minutes are allowed for Pull #2. The time
clock stops on breakdowns (Judge’s discretion). Being over a tug will not
constitute a breakdown.
f) Horses and Ponies may switch sides.
g) Heading of horses and ponies is prohibited except during breakdowns or horse
over a tug. Teams needing to be headed will unhitch from the machine.
h) No changing of bridles is allowed with the exception of a breakdown.
i).No teams shall be tied together with ropes or extra straps.
k) You can pull a horse (not pony) back from another class if you have a FRESH
horse to pull with it.- must make weight if not a heavyweight horse.
8) Drivers may not be changed unless they are sick or injured. (Judges
Anyone whipping or undue use of lines, profanity, misuse of ponies & horses,
inside or outside of the arena will be disqualified
THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL!
Argument of any decision may result in disqualification or placing last in the
competition. The judge has the right to disqualify any team if they are out of
control and/or a risk to people, horses or spectators in or out of the Arena.
11) Good Horsemanship, Pony Etiquette and Sportsmanship MUST be
followed at all times!