show jumping


show jumping

noun

: the sport of riding a horse over a set of fences as quickly and skillfully as possible

Full Definition of SHOW JUMPING

:  the competitive riding of horses one at a time over a set course of obstacles in which the winner is judged according to ability and speed
show jumper noun

First Known Use of SHOW JUMPING

1929

show jumping

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Competitive riding of horses through an obstacle course. Horses run the course one at a time, and the winner is judged according to jumping ability and speed. Individual and team jumping events have been part of the Olympic Games since 1912. The President's Cup is the world team championship.

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