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.
Horse jumping became popular as a sport in the 19th century mostly in France and England, when teams of horses and riders would compete to jump the highest over a fence.
The Oldenburg horse holds one of the largest studbooks in Germany, a country known for their their eventing horses.
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.
Choose your player from the four types of characters and get them to the starting line to begin the competition.
As you select your icon-man, think about which one will suit better the olympic jump games, since jumping would be easier if you have long legs for instance.
The table is sorted by the riders current position in the FEI World Rankings.
Note: The FEI list of nominated entries shows the Hello prefix for all Scott’s horses crossed out so I assume the Hello profix will not be used at the Olympics.
If you’re looking to seriously invest in horse jumping, your horse must be in top shape at all times, which means care and monitoring are required every day.
Grooming, feeding, cleaning the stable(s) or keeping area, and riding/training are basically everyday events in order to keep your horse in good shape and ready to perform well in an Equestrian event.
Their rangy frame and a sensible intellect is not an accident, the Holsteiner horse has been moulded by centuries of breeding.