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Eventing Should be More Widely Considered a Sport.

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1 Eventing Should be More Widely Considered a Sport

2 1. Dressage Test

3 2. Cross-Country Test

4 3. Jumping Test

5 Definitions of a Sport organized competition organized competition success in competitions depends on athleticism (physical abilities) success in competitions depends on athleticism (physical abilities) NOT SPORT -debate-chessSPORT-basketball-baseball-eventing

6 Eventing Involves Organized Competition Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) rates competitions using Concours Complet International (CCI) system Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) rates competitions using Concours Complet International (CCI) system - minimum rider and horse ages - maximum number of jumps - maximum number of jumps - course lengths - course lengths - speeds

7 CCI**** Competitions Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Olympics Olympics

8 Eventing Involves Athleticism course length:course length: m (3.9 – 4.6 miles) total course time:total course time: minutes 45 jumps maximum45 jumps maximum speed: 570 mpm (9.5 mph)speed: 570 mpm (9.5 mph) CCI**** Cross-Country Test CCI**** Cross-Country Test

9 Eventing Involves Athleticism many muscles are used in Eventing many muscles are used in Eventing

10 What Can Go Wrong When a Rider Is Not Athletic Enough

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