Combined State Championships are held annually for 12 disciplines, including; Dressage, Sporting, Campdrafting, Team Penning, Team Sporting, Jumping Equitation, Show Jumping, Polocrosse, Mounted Games, Combined Training, One Day Event (ODE) and Show Riding. Often referred to as the "gymnastics" of horse training, since it is designed to improve the suppleness and responsiveness of the horse and the skill of the rider.
Competitors must be a required Championship standard to qualify to participate in these championships. It is required as basic training for all equestrian events.
Riders demonstrate their skills at cutting a beast out of a mob in an enclosure and then manoeuvre it around a set course.
Points are allocated for cut out and work on the course.
In addition to individual sports, the list includes some names of sport groups, styles and codes.
This could be considered a sport dictionary or encyclopedia.
Competition occurs in a regulation size arena with specific apparel and equipment all regulated by USEF.In today’s world, competitive dressage is recognized as one of the three equestrian Olympic disciplines, and as well, is a method for showcasing all levels of training in a competitive format.Currently, there are nine progressive levels of competition, open to any breed of horse and available for all levels of riders, in which the horse and rider perform compulsory exercises.Informal demonstrations of these ideal characteristics amongst ranch cowboys and vaqueros evolved into the sport of reining, as well as the related events of cutting and working cow horse as well as several other horse show classes.Here is our alphabetical list of over 750 sports played around the world.Watching dressage can be very exciting, especially the musical freestyle rides or tests at the FEI (highest) levels.If you would like to continue learning about dressage, visit the bookstore or join USDF to obtain special member rates to the annual convention and other educational opportunities throughout the year.Special classes such as musical freestyle offer creativity and individual expression for the exhibitors and have become spectator favorites.USEF International Discipline Association The United States Dressage Federation is the only national membership organization dedicated to dressage, a method of horse training in existence since ancient Greece and an Olympic sport since the inception of the modern Olympics in the late 1800’s.Dedicated to education, the recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage, USDF has more than 30 different educational programs, 125 affiliate local or regional clubs, and more than 2000 annual awards for excellence in competition.If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.