The Olympic sport of dressage ( since 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games) is derived from the French term meaning “ training” and its purpose is to strengthen and supple the horse while maintaining a calm and attentive demeanor.
Show jumping, competitive equestrian event in which horse and rider are required to jump, usually within a time limit, a series of obstacles that have been designed for a particular show.
Eventing (also known as three day eventing or horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combine and compete against other competitors across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country and show jumping.
An endurance ride is a time test against the clock of an individual horse/rider combination’s ability to traverse a marked, measured cross country trail over natural terrain consisiting of a distance of anything between 20km to 160km in one day.
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