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showjumping

the riding of horses in competitions to demonstrate skill in jumping over or between various obstacles
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A: I worked as a groom with show-jumpers after I left Usk College and travelled the world with them.
Emsley was riding Fireflys Tobantos, who is owned by Ian Whitaker - brother to the legendary show-jumpers Michael and John.
With fitness doubts over Leigh Halfpenny and George North, Alex Cuthbert may well get some game time * The clash against Australia will be Shane Williams' final game for Wales * Blues winger Alex Cuthbert, a keen show-jumper, has been included in the Wales squad
In the latest programme of the hit series, Vets On Call, a show-jumper who was due to go to the Olympics was put on the machine at a galloping pace.
Local show-jumper Robert Smith could not repeat his outstanding performance of last year - when he won a near record seven classes - but still went well.
FORMER Olympic show-jumper Nick Skelton was airlifted to hospital yesterday after he fell from his horse during a competition.
British national champion in 1951, 1954, 1959 and 1969, Oliver also won the show-jumper of the year title in 1953 at the Horse of the Year show.
Jodie, who also attended the event last year, is a champion show-jumper and owns a number of polo ponies.
He walked through a couple of fences at Newbury and lost a lot of confidence at Doncaster next time, but he was a different horse when he came back from getting schooled by show-jumper Andrew Hoy.
INTERNATIONAL show-jumper Robert Smith's appeal for compensation from surveyors over his property near Warwick has failed at the High Court.
Ann Moore, the former Olympic silver medallist and European champion show-jumper, from Knowle, Warwick, is set for a season of motor racing.
A FORMER show-jumper will next week attempt to become the first Irish woman to scale Mount Everest.