OAR 462-140-0360
Pony Rider and Exercise Rider


All exercise and pony riders shall wear a safety helmet and safety vest of the type approved by the commission when working, exercising, or ponying horses. The chinstrap of the helmet must be securely fastened.


No device other than authorized riding equipment may be used for any workout.


Pony riders are required to present a neat and clean appearance and conduct themselves in an orderly manner, and are prohibited from holding conversations with the public or from holding any unnecessary conversations with one another enroute to the starting gate. Smoking is not allowed during the post parade.


Pony riders may not wager on the results of any race in which they perform official duties.


No pony which is leading a horse in the post parade shall obstruct the public’s view of the horse it is leading, except with permission of the stewards.


Pony and exercise riders may provide assistance to a trainer in the paddock.

Source: Rule 462-140-0360 — Pony Rider and Exercise Rider, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=462-140-0360.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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