Modern equestrian eventing competitions include a wide variety of cross country obstacles and as event riders are becoming better and better, the course designers are incorporating more and more unusual obstacles and decorations
For horse riders there’s probably nothing more enjoyable than riding across country on your horse. Jumps of course are optional, but for those riders who love nothing more than cross country jumping, Lincolnshire has a great selection of cross country courses … enjoy!
Equestrian Cross Country is an endurance test and is the second phase in the sport of equestrian eventing. The cross country endurance test helps prove the speed endurance and jumping ability of the true cross-country horse. It was originally used by military cavalry
The Cross Country Course is part of equestrian eventing and an endurance test for both horse and rider. It is around two and three quarter to four miles long and should contain twenty-four to thirty-six obstacles. Advanced level cross country courses are ridden at an average speed of 570 mpm (meters per minute).
Cross Country clothing in equestrian eventing is informal, and many riders use colours that match some of their eventing horse tack. Deciding what to wear when competing in the cross country phase of eventing isn’t difficult, so long as you stick to safety rules