The development of the Encouragement rider was to give an entry level competition to riders starting out in Campdraft.
All Campdraft Members must comply with the following criteria to be eligible for competition in the Encouragement rider;
- You MUST NOT have won an Encouragement Campdraft.
- You MUST NOT have won an Open Age event ie Maiden, Novice, Open, Ladies or Associates 17-U21 campdraft.
- You MUST NOT have won a restricted draft ie Local draft, Breed Society draft, Restricted by age, sex, geography, invitation, or non-affiliated draft.
- You MUST NOT have placed three times or more in the following Open Age events Maiden, Novice, Open, Ladies or Associates-U21 campdraft.
ENCOURAGEMENT RIDERS MUST wear an APPROVED HELMET whilst COMPETING in any event at any time at any ABCRA EVENT.
Members who enter encouragement drafts that are not eligible may be fined or face disciplinary proceedings.