The target should be rotatable, which can be a mechanical, or electronic system. The point is to follow the rider’s movement perfectly on the track and always be perpendicular to the direction of the shots.
The target shall be 90 cm in diameter, 30 cm in pitch circles, the points of the divisions and the colour from the inside out: white – 4 points, black – 3 points, white – 2 points.
The run is invalid when: stepping onto the course without permission, exceeding the run time (20 seconds), leaving the course and in the case the horseback archer is not able to acquire any points.
Nobody is allowed to hold up his/her companions by disturbing the rhythm of the competition (such problems as injuries, inadequate equipment, being late, etc.). If so another competitor cannot start his/her run because the above mentioned reasons, he/she will stay out the run until he/she is able to go on again. The lost runs cannot be recovered.
The competitor must be informed of the run time and the score (this can be either verbally or in electronic form) during the entire competition.
On the competition any archery style can be used (three fingers European, thumb release Inner Asian, Japanese and any different individual style).
Only bows can be used on the competition which are not center shooting bows and have no any other aids (grip, run-out window, aiming devices, stabilizers etc). The material of the bows can be synthetic or original natural, and strength is not limited.
Some examples for the bows: bows of horseback archer folks (Scythians, Huns, Avars, Hungarians, Mongols, Turks etc.), Asian type bows (Chinese, Korean, Japanese etc.), European stick bows (longbow etc.), natural folks’ bows (like the bows of the North- and South American natives etc).
Any arrow may be used on the competition: wooden, aluminium, carbon etc.