PHBA makes modifications to mandatory obstacles and frequently touched surfaces

PHBA Executive Board and Judges Committee follow suit with AQHA in waiving mandatory obstacles and frequently touched surfaces, including the mandatory gate obstacle in trail and Versatility Ranch Horse trail and the obstacle drag in open, cowboy and amateur VRH trail, until further notice to protect the safety of exhibitors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

PHBA additionally, granting a waiver until further notice for any mandatory obstacle in any class that requires more than one exhibitor to touch the obstacle.

Once PHBA deems it safe to reinstate the requirement for the mandatory obstacles, a statement will be posted on