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Cross-country equestrianism

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Cross country equestrian jumping is an endurance test that forms one of the three phases of the sport of eventing; it may also be a competition in its own right, known as hunter trials or simply "cross-country", although these tend to be lower level, local competitions. [1]

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Bascule (horse)

Bascule is the natural round arc a horse's body takes as it goes over a jump.

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A caulkin (or caulk; US spelling "calkin" or "calk") from the Latin calx (the heel) is a blunt projection on a horseshoe that is often forged, welded or brazed onto the shoe.

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Circulatory system of the horse

The circulatory system of the horse consists of the heart, the blood vessels, and the blood.

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Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, equus, horseman, horse), more often known as riding, horse riding (British English) or horseback riding (American English), refers to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses.

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Equine conformation

Equine conformation evaluates the degree of correctness of a horse's bone structure, musculature, and its body proportions in relation to each other.

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Eventing (also known as three day eventing or horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.

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The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''.

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Horse jumping obstacles

Various obstacles are found in competitive sports involving horse jumping.

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Indoor cross-country

Indoor cross country is a relatively new test of equestrian skills.

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Interval training

Interval training is a type of training that involves a series of low- to high-intensity workouts interspersed with rest or relief periods.

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Irish Sport Horse

The Irish Sport Horse (ISH) (US: Irish Draught Sport Horse), also known as the Irish Hunter, is the result of a cross between the Irish Draught and another breed, historically a Thoroughbred but today sometimes a European warmblood.

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Martingale (tack)

A martingale is any of several designs of tack that are used on horses to control head carriage.

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The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing.

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Trakehner is a light warmblood breed of horse, originally developed at the East Prussian state stud farm in the town of Trakehnen from which the breed takes its name.

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Warmbloods are a group of middle-weight horse types and breeds primarily originating in Europe and registered with organizations that are characterized by open studbook policy, studbook selection, and the aim of breeding for equestrian sport.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-country_equestrianism

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