The Fossil Rider is an adult rider who is an independent rider and can negotiate the skills without assistance at the trot and/or canter with the occasional spurt of added energy. Fossil Riders are mainly non-vaulters, and there is a more broad skill level range amongst the riders in this division than in the other divisions. The Fossils division is generally reserved for riders who cannot or do not want to play with the skills required at the Masters level. This is generally a division reserved for parents or adults who want to enjoy mounted games at a less intense competitive level. Fossils division is not open to Masters Riders in the Fossils division may be assisted by an experienced mounted games coach/trainer. The coach/trainer must stay behind the 10 yard line.