- The cowgirl rides a pattern around three barrels positioned in the arena (standing in a clover leaf manner);
- The race pattern must be respected for the time to be valid;
- The rider may touch a barrel, but not topple it;
- If the rider topples a barrel, a 5-second penalty per barrel is added to her time (max. 15 seconds).
- Contestants must own their horse;
- Best time wins.