eventing

2015 Eventing Summer Camp


Eventing is best described as an equestrian triathlon. The sport tests a rider’s skill more completely than any other and is comprised of three phases:
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Phase one: Dressage

Dressage shows the horse and rider’s ability to perform a series of prescribed classical movements on the flat in an enclosed arena.
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Phase two: Cross-country

Cross-country involves the horse and rider galloping over natural terrain, jumping a variety of fixed obstacles along the way.
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Phase three: Show Jumping

Show jumping has the horse and rider jump a series of stadium fences in an enclosed arena. The rider accumulates penalty points in each phase based on varying factors and the rider with the lowest amount of points at the end of the three phases takes home top honors.
 

Meet Sue King, The University of Findlay's Eventing Instructor

Want to learn more about our Eventing Program? Contact Sue at kings3@findlay.edu