“The highest expression of horse training”, where “horse and rider are expected to perform from memory a series of predetermined movements
Show Jumping comprises a timed event judged on the ability of the horse and rider to jump over a series of obstacles
Eventing puts together the obedience of dressage with the athletic ability of show jumping, the fitness demands the cross-country jumping phase
In an endurance ride, the winning horse is the first one to cross the finish line while stopping periodically to pass a veterinary check that deems the animal in good health and fit to continue
Reining is a western riding competition for horses where the riders guide the horses through a precise pattern of circles, spins, and stops
Barrel racing is a rodeo event in which a horse and rider attempt to complete a cloverleaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time. It combines the horse's athletic ability and the horsemanship skills of a rider in order to safely and successfully maneuver a horse in a pattern around three barrels placed in a triangle in the center of an arena.
Polo is a team sport played on horseback. The objective is to score goals against an opposing team