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2024 LHTC Membership

LHTC Buckle Series 2024 Registration

The organization promotes fun filled equestrian related activities for riders of all ages and abilities, with an emphasis being placed on family, fairness, and safety.

LHTC Buckle Series 2024 Registration
LHTC Buckle Series 2024 Registration

Time & Location

Jan 01, 2024, 12:00 AM – Dec 31, 2024, 11:59 PM

2024 LHTC Membership


About the Event

Buckle Series Membership

HOPE welcomes all riders and breeds from a variety of disciplines and skill levels while providing a safe place for them to learn both in and out of the show ring.  Leaving Hoofprints Trail Challenge Buckle Series is offered to all participants!  Earn recognition and awards in our Buckle Series for the Obstacle, Riding and Volunteer Challenges.

2024 Obstacle Challenges Series:

  • Participate in 3 Obstacle Challenges in order to qualify for LHTC.
  • Participate in 4 Obstacle Challenges in order to qualify for PMT.
  • Earn awards including Leaving Hoofprints Obstacle Trail Challenge Grand Champion Buckle!
  • Opportunity to participate in surveys.
  • Early notification of upcoming events.

2024 Trail Riding Challenge Series:

  • Earn awards for completing in each individual challenge.
  • Participate in 2 Trail Ride Challenges in order to qualify for LHTC Trail Rider of the Year Buckle!
  • LHTC has a total of 4 challenges; 1 during Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
  • PMT points earn the duration of the year.

Buckle Series Membership Rules:

  • Registration includes the ability to participate in the Buckle Series for each Obstacle, Riding and Volunteer Challenges for HOPE.
  • Membership is valid from January to December of the year that the membership application is submitted.
  • Membership is personal and may not be transferred.
  • Membership fees are non‐refundable.
  • Only members are allowed to earn points for daily and year‐end awards.
  • Points are only accumulated after membership dues are paid.
  • Members may receive discounts for certain classes or events as determined acceptable and as published by the HOPE Board of Directors.
  • HOPE maintains the right to revoke membership.

Volunteer Challenge Series:

  • As a way of honoring and thanking our volunteers ALL volunteers are automatically registered into the Volunteer Challenge Series and can earn awards and compete for the Volunteer of the Year Buckle!
  • Volunteers can choose to register for a Volunteer Challenge Bundle that includes
    • Volunteer T-shirt
    • Volunteer Name Tag
    • 35 sponsorship points

Be sure you complete and submit the LHTC Buckle Series Registration Form on the website. This form includes your yearly Liability Release and submission of your current coggins. Membership is activated once all forms have been submitted.


  1. Do I have to register in the Buckle Series to compete in challenges? No, you are welcome to participate in challenges; however, you will not earn points for year end awards.
  2. Do I have to register for both LHTC Buckle Series and PRT Membership in order to compete for awards? No, you do not have to register for both; however, you will only earn points and awards for the organization you are registered with. (Ex If you are registered for LHTC Buckle Series you can earn awards and compete for the Grand Champion Buckle for HOPE but you will not be entered into PMT year end awards.)
  3. Do I have to fill out a membership/series form with each challenge registration? No, membership for the LHTC Buckle Series and PMT is an annual registration.
  4. Do I have to select and register for all the total challenges required to qualify for points when registering for the Buckle Series? No. You can sign up for all of the challenges at once if you choose or you can wait and register prior to each challenge.
  5. Do I have to complete the total amount of points listed for Trail Ride Challenges to qualify? No, you do not have to complete the full amount of the points in order to submit and earn towards the Buckle Series awards.  However, you will earn additional awards and recognition for completion of the amount listed with each challenge!


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    2024 Single Membership




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