Olympic dating horse jumping long jump

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Time Consuming Maintaining a horse or pony is both time consuming and slightly more expensive than most other sports.

A healthy full-grown horse can cost anywhere from $3500 to $5000 per year to maintain, and each horse needs at least one acre of pasture to graze on during summer months (depending on your location, this may be more or less).

Some breeds are better suited to jumping competition than others, and in the trendy & faced paced world of show jumping breeds come & they go.

Here I’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular breeds used by the 2008 olympics equestrian jumping teams.

A certain amount of trust must be in place in order for the horse to jump at the master’s command, and war horses around the world were required to jump in order to be effective in battle.