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03-17.08.19
Mongolia

About Equestrian Marathon competition
TEAM COMPOSITION:
(10 people, 10 horses)
Team leader - 1;
• sniper – 1;
• machine gunner – 1;
• machine gunner assistant – 1;
• signaller-shooter –1;
• sapper-shooter – 1;
• shooter– 2;
• medical instructor-shooter – 1;
• grenade thrower – 1
STAGES
1. «Equestrian Marathon».
2. «Short medley relay».
ARMS AND EQUIPMENT
Small arms - AK-74M, RPK, RPG-7D, SVD.
SECTOR 1
WATER OBSTACLE
CONDITIONS
Having covered 7 km from the start line, a team arrives at the first sector to cross a water obstacles and pass through minefields.


The water crossing is max 1 m deep and 50-100 m long. A minefield in 30m wide, 3-4m deep and located on the opposite bank of the water crossing.
SECTOR 2
PACKING HORSES
CONDITIONS
Having covered 7km of the route, a team arrives at the second sector of the marathon, and packs horses with aid of special pack-saddle.
A horse is on the leash, team members are given a set of pack-saddle, ammo boxes, food supplies and models of weapons (ATMG, RPG-7). Task time for packing a horse is 6 minutes.
SECTOR 3
TACTICAL ACTION
CONDITIONS
Having covered 10km of the route, a team arrives at the point of tactical action and fulfills the following tasks:
• from the first line of the tactical site, the team, as directed by the leader, is
reorganized from a marching order into a chain and leads the attack to the second line;
• from the second line, the team continues moving along the established route in double column.
When forming the chain, the distance between the riders is 10-15 m, and between the lines - 100 m.
THROWING GRENADES
During the race, each team member throws a training grenade weighing 600g into a 10-meter-wide corridor with a 15-meter mark, indicated to the left of the route.
SECTOR 4
AMMUNITION MOVEMENT
CONDITIONS
The team leader with the rest of the military transported 20 boxes of ammunition weighing 30 kg each at a distance of 150 meters and laid out in the marked place. It is prohibited to transport more than four boxes on one horse. Having covered 5 km of the fourth sector, a team finishes the marathon.
STAGE 2
SHORT MEDLEY RELAY
1. THROWING GRENADES

CONDITIONS
Servicemen go on their marks and run 200 meters to the point of throwing grenades. A team is divided into two groups to throw grenades for accuracy and range. A team leader and three members throw training grenades weighing 600g for accuracy, - the rest - for a range.
2. OBSTACLE COURSE

CONDITIONS

An obstacle course is crossed by the whole team without arms and equipment.
3. SHOOTING

CONDITIONS
By order of the chief referee, a team fires at targets.

SUMMING-UP
The winner is determined following the total sum (smallest) of places taken in equestrian marathon and short medley relay.
If the sums are equal, the team that showed the best result in the marathon gets the advantage.

Ministry of Defence of the
Russian Federation
2019