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A Show Jumper, must have a good conformation to successfully jump in today's Grand Prix competitions. The horse requires a build providing an highly adjustable stride, ranging from neat and tidy to ground covering . The animal is to have a short back. A resulting, compact horse will be easier to be navigate through tricky distances and the challenging placement of rails found in a Grand Prix Show Jumping course. An equine with a ton of natural scope is essential.

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List of what to turn out in for a Show Jumping competition via the 2011 USEF Rule Book:

  1. USEF Rule JP111.7 Attire:
    "Formal Attire. Black, blue, green, grey, scarlet or similar coats are permitted; white or fawn breeches; a white tie, choker or hunting stock, and a white or lightly colored shirt must be worn. Shirts must have a white collar and white cuffs."

  2. USEF Rule: breeches
    "white or fawn breeches"

  3. USEF Rule: Coats
    "Black, blue, green, grey, scarlet or similar coats are permitted"

  4. USEF Rule: Shirts and Ties
    "a white tie, choker or hunting stock, and a white or lightly colored shirt must be worn. Shirts must have a white collar and white cuffs."

  5. USEF Rule GR801.2
    It is compulsory for riders in all Hunter, Jumper and Hunt Seat Equitation classes ... where jumping is required and when jumping anywhere on the competition grounds to wear properly fastened protective headgear which meets or exceeds ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) standards for equestrian use and carries the SEI tag."

  6. USEF Rule JP111.5. Attire
    "Management, at its discretion, may allow competitors to compete without riding coats. If a riding coat is not worn, riders must wear a shirt with a collar or a choker, neatly tucked into riding breeches. A windbreaker jacket or raincoat may be worn if conditions require. In all cases, riders must appear neatly attired to appear before the public or be subject to penalty of elimination by the judges .... A windbreaker jacket or raincoat may be worn in inclement conditions."

The best breeds for Show Jumping are Thoroughbreds, Sport Horses or Warmbloods.

Temperament: The ideal Show Jumper prospect temperament is the gutsy, brave animal who is a people lover.

Local Unraced Thoroughbred Gelding - Show Prospect

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