Equestrian Sports refers to a group of games and activities related to riding horses. The Latin origin for this game is equestrianus. Equestrian games are those riding sports held in competitions and horse shows held in the summer Olympics. The three main events that comprise modern-day equestrian sports are trail jumping, dressage, and show jumping. There are other related sports such as jumping and roping as well.
Equestrian Sports is very popular all over the world especially in Europe. In many countries it is the major sport amongst the children. This sport involves various activities such as jumping, show jumping, dressage, riding, and grooming. In many countries it is compulsory for children below twelve years of age to get a horse and start riding on it when they reach the age of six.
Dressage is one of the three main articles of sport which is done in dressage events. Dressage has been around for centuries and was first done in France and England, where it gained its official recognition in the Olympic Sports in France in 2021. There are different types of dressage such as classical dressage and ceremonial dressage. Classical dressage involves a well-planned and practiced routine which is used for a dressage event.
Another one of the three main articles of sport which is done by equestrians is the rodeo. Rodeo is the oldest Olympic discipline and was first done in the 18ighth century in Great Britain. Today the UK holds the fourth highest number of participation gold medals in the world with Canada second and Russia third. There are several other equestrian sports which are closely related to rodeo such as power walking and cross country walking. Power walking was made popular by the equestrian organisations that came up with the terms “power walk” to describe their event.
The third main article of sport which equestrians play is classical dressage. There are many different classical dressage styles such as dressage, trot step dressage and classical dressage. Classical dressage was made popular by the Russian Encyclopedias and also French fencing master Jean Baptiste Fillault. It was brought to the attention of English people by Sir William Earnest. He used a variety of animals such as deer, geese, swans and peacocks to help him create his famous exercises.
One of the most exciting equestrian sports which is growing in popularity is combined driving and draft horse riding. There are two types of combined driving, a fine harness style combined with a very strong reins system, which is also known as a trident. The other type of combined driving is a mini figure 8 style with the trident being replaced by a halter. These two combined driving styles are known as a trundle style.
Racing is another exciting Equestrian Sport which includes dressage and jumping. Jumping refers to horses jumping over fences or short jumps. Dressage involves training young animals to sit, stand, heel and jump without pain and stress.
There are three main articles of sport, which include trail running, circuit training and equestrian polo. Each of these articles requires a suitable course and equipment. They are not related to horse racing, but they are similar in nature. Many people prefer horse racing because of the high level of professionalism and the entertainment value associated with it. Equestrian Sports is a great way for children to learn about the ways in which horses perform and the skills required for successful and pleasurable horse riding.
Equestrian Sports involves skills that are taught through competition such as dressage, jumping, roping, jumping and show jumping. The most popular and interesting Equestrian Sports includes: American Thoroughbred Show, Belmont Stakesmanship, Blue Grass Circuit School Event and graded equestrian dressage. There are a number of recognised associations throughout the United States that promote Equestrian Sports and show skills. These associations can be found by visiting US Equestrian Sporting Association websites.
Other types of Equestrian Activity include trail riding, white water rafting, equestrian fencing and equestrian biking trails. All these activities can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. Equestrian Sports can take many forms such as; trail riding, white water rafting, jumping (with obstacles), equestrian biking trails, and dressage. There are a number of clubs, societies and organizations throughout the USA which promote different types of Equestrian Sports.
Equestrian Games such as Jumping competitions, Equestrian Shows & Competitions, Equestrian Dressage & Equestrian Cross-country Skiing, Tug of War and Show jumping are all types of Equestrian Games that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. There are sometimes called equestrian wrestling and equestrian barefoot wrestling. Jumping competitions are often sponsored by Equestrian Associations such as the Western Association of Equestrians in which men, women and children compete with each other in Equestrian Sports. It is a popular sport in the USA amongst Equestrians from all walks of life. The American Equestrian Association is the largest Equestrian organization in North America.