Chipping a Trail Pole Find out what chipping a pole in a trail class means and why a horse does it. By H&R Editors | September 20, 2021 | 1 minute read Click here to watch now! Have you heard of the term chipping a pole, but don’t understand what it means? Will and Elizabeth Knabenshue break down what chipping a pole means in a trail class, and why a horse might chip a pole. Click here to watch now! What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!