Barnes Tack Room is looking for their next sponsored rider to join their team. Are you up for the challenge?

Barnes Tack Room, a new tack company company based on the West Coast, has an affinity for high quality and amazing customer service. They are rapidly becoming well known among the equestrian community for their saddles, bridles, girths, martingales, and more. All their tack is made from high quality, supple, durable, and soft Argentine leather.

Barnes Tack Room is looking for one rider who is not only talented in the ring, but also skilled with social media and who is ready to be a brand pioneer. The chosen sponsored athlete will receive a full sponsorship from Barnes Tack Room for 2017, and up to $5,000 worth of products.

Rider Criteria:
-Between the ages of 16-30 (must understand if you’re 18-30 this sponsorship will impact your amateur status)
-Must be an active USEF, USHJA, USEA, or FEI competitor.
-Must be located in the United States or have a US address items can be shipped to
-Must be active on social media
-All social media accounts must be public.
-Must use the hashtag #BarnesTack in social media posts as well as tagging @heelsdownmag and @barnestackroom regularly on social media and in all challenge posts

To be considered, participants must meet all of the criteria and fulfill all of requirements of their entry. Participants can enter at any point in time during the search but they must complete all three challenges by December 18th to be considered.

Like any sport, you have to have a strong team behind you to help your success. During the Barnes Sponsored Athlete Search, we encourage you to have your team cheer you on, reshare your posts, comment, and help you go for the gold.

Challenge One

Riders must email their application and post an introductory post or video on their social media about why they want to be be the next Barnes Tack Room sponsored athlete.

The application email must include the following information too:
Social media and website links
Riding record links or necessary membership numbers
Goals and competition plans for 2017

All emails can be sent to ashley(at)heelsdownmedia(dot)com