show jumping

noun
Updated on: 2 May 2018

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

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First Known Use of show jumping

1879

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


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