Welcome to the International Mountain Trail Challenge
Welcome to the International Mountain Trail Challenge Association or IMTCA. Mountain Trail Challenge is an international equestrian “extreme sport” which is fun and exciting to watch and participate in. This discipline is open to horses and riders of all skill levels. You will see riders in English and Western saddles smiling and having a great time as they participate at each challenge. Mountain Trail Challenge is a unique way to help build a strong partnership between a horse and its rider. You can plainly see this relationship as horse and rider navigate obstacles safely, with a confident and bold attitude.
Mission and Vision
- IMTCA will promote and encourage the development of and public interest in the sport of Mountain Trail.
- IMTCA is dedicated to trail riding excellence and professionalism.
- IMTCA focus is on developing and maintaining suitable standards of performance and judging and in providing a professional, fun-filled, family oriented atmosphere.
Mastering the Water Box
How to Successfully Navigate a Troubling Obstacle I once overheard a spectator sitting next to the water box obstacle at a Bolender Mountain Trail Challenge mutter, “The evil water box wins again!” The ...