2017 Reining Patterns

 

Pattern 1

 

 

Pattern 1

  1. Start at end of arena.  Run down middle past center marker to a sliding stop.
  2. Back at least 10 feet to center.  ¼ turn left.
  3. Pickup right lead, large fast circle, small slow circle.
  4. Change leads to left, large fast circle, small slow circle.
  5. Change leads to right, do not close this circle.
  6. Run around end of arena and down the side (approx 20 feet from fence) past center marker and come to a sliding stop.
  7. Complete 3 ½ spins to the right
  8. Continue back down side of arena to other side (approx 20 feet from fence).  Go past center marker and come to a sliding stop.
  9. Complete 3 ½ spins to the left.  Hesitate to complete pattern.

 

 

 

Pattern 2

 

 

 

Pattern 2

 

Trot to center of arena, stop.  Start pattern facing towards judge.

  1. Beginning on the left lead, complete 3 circles to the left.  The first one large and fast, the second small and slow, the third large and fast.  Change leads at the center of arena.
  2. Complete 3 circles to the right. The first one large and fast, the second small and slow, the third large and fast.  Change leads at the center of arena.
  3. Continue loping to run down.
  4. Run to far end past the marker to a sliding stop.  Hesitate.
  5. Complete 3 ½ spins to the left.  Hesitate.
  6. Run to far end past marker to a sliding stop.  Hesitate.
  7. Complete 3 ½ spins to the right.  Hesitate.
  8. Run past center marker to a sliding stop.  Hesitate.
  9. Back at least 10 feet.  Hesitate to complete pattern.

 

 

 

Pattern 3

 

 

 

Pattern 3

 

Trot to center of arena, stop.  Start pattern facing toward judge.

  1. Begin on right lead.  Complete 3 circles to right, 2 large fast circles followed by 1 small slow circle, change to left lead.
  2. Complete 3 circles to left, 2 large fast circles followed by 1 small slow circle, change to right lead.
  3. Continue loping around end of arena without breaking gait.
  4. Run up center of arena to far end past the end marker and come to a sliding stop.
  5. Complete 2 ½ spins to the right.
  6. Run up center of arena past the end marker, and come to a sliding stop
  7. Complete 2 ½ spins to the left.
  8. Run back to middle of the arena past the center marker and come to a sliding stop.
  9. Back at least 10 feet in a straight line.  Hesitate to complete pattern.

 

 

 

Pattern 4

 

Pattern 4

 

  1. Start at end of arena
  2. Run up center of arena past the end marker and come to a sliding stop.  Complete 2 ½ spins to the left.
  3. Run to other end of arena past the end marker and come to a sliding stop.  Complete 2 ½ spins to the right.
  4. Run past the center marker and come to a sliding stop.
  5. Back at least 10 feet in a straight line.
  6. Complete ¼ turn to the left, hesitate.  Beginning on the right lead, complete 2 circles to the right, the first one small and slow, the second large and fast.  Change leads at center of arena.
  7. Complete one small, slow circle and one large, fast circle.  Change leads to the right at center of arena.
  8. Run around end of arena (approx. 20 feet from fence) to the other side, past the center marker and come to a sliding stop.  Hesitate to complete pattern.

 

Pattern 5

 

 

 

Pattern 5

 

Trot to center of arena, start pattern facing toward judge.

  1. Beginning on the right lead, lope one circle to the right.  Change leads to the left.
  2. Complete one circle to the left.  Change leads to the right and go to the top of the arena.
  3. Run down center of arena past the end marker and come to a sliding stop.
  4. Complete 3 ½ spins to the right.
  5. Run to other end of the arena, past the end marker and come to a sliding stop.
  6. Complete 3 ½ spins to the left.
  7. Run past the center marker, stop, back at least 10 feet.

 

 

Pattern 6

 

 

 

Pattern 6

 

Trot to center of arena, start pattern facing toward judge.

  1. Beginning on the left lead complete 3 circles: 2 large, fast circles then 1 small, slow circle.  Change leads to the right.
  2. Complete 3 circles to the right: 2 large fast, circles then 1 small, slow circle.  Change leads to the left.
  3. Continue around end of arena without breaking gait or changing leads.  Run down center of arena past end marker and come to a square sliding stop.
  4. Complete 3 ½ spins to the left.
  5. Run down center of arena past end marker and come to a square sliding stop.
  6. Complete 3 ½ spins to the right.
  7. Run down center of arena past center marker and come to a sliding stop.
  8. Back at least 10 feet.  Hesitate to complete pattern.

 

 

Pattern Descriptions

 

Pattern 1

  1. Stop, back, ¼ turn
  2. Right circles
  3. Left circles
  4. Stop
  5. 3 ½ right spins
  6. Stop
  7. 3 ½ left spins

 

Pattern 2

  1. Left circles
  2. Right circles
  3. Stop
  4. 3 ½ left spins
  5. Stop
  6. 3 ½ right spins
  7. Stop and back

 

Pattern 3

  1. Right circles
  2. Left circles
  3. Stop
  4. 2 ½ right spins
  5. Stop
  6. 2 ½ left spins
  7. Stop and back up

Pattern 4

  1. Stop
  2. 2 ½ left spins
  3. Stop
  4. 2 ½ right spins
  5. Stop, Back, ¼ turn
  6. Right and left circles
  7. Stop

 

Pattern 5

  1. Right circles
  2. Left circles
  3. 3 ½ right spins
  4. Stop
  5. 3 ½ left spins
  6. Stop
  7. Back up

 

Pattern 6

  1. Left circles
  2. Right circles
  3. Stop
  4. 3 ½ left spins
  5. Stop
  6. 3 ½ right spins
  7. Stop and back up