The Australians have a rich tradition of performing well in endurance world championship competition.
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Grand Prix show jumper turns to careful equine management in his quest to qualify for the Olympics.
The name "ride and tie" explains the essence of this interesting blend of running and riding.
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Irish Draughts are bred for dense bones and powerful muscles. Some breeders suggest that the most important attribute of the Irish Draught is not its versatility as a performance horse, but its ability to improve other breeds, lending size, strength, soundness, and a sensible mind to many crossbreds.
The Norwegian Fjord Horse combines strength, versatility, and a calm temperament in a small package.
Throughout a competitive trail ride, veterinarians are stationed at designated checkpoints where the horse's heart rate, vital signs, and soundness are monitored.
What seems to set these horse sports apart is the fact that, in each case, the horse is asked to move far beyond his instinctive comfort zone, placing his trust in his human companion.
According to figures released by the American Horse Council, there are about 6.9 million horses in the United States.
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