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Equestrian Sport - What is Eventing?

Posted by Sally Fern on Saturday, October 17, 2009,

Often referred to as an "equestrian triathlon" eventing involves a horse and rider combination competing over three phases : dressage, cross country and showjumping. Originally designed as a military test for a charger, eventing now attracts interest from all ages, experiences and walks of life. The aim of eventing is to complete all three phases with the lowest penalty points.

Dressage : The dressage phase is the first test of the competition. Dressage consists of a set sequence of moveme...

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