In the equestrian world, the three-day event is seen, by many, to be the pinnacle of equine supremacy. Why would be this be so? Simply put, the three-day event tests all of the innate skills of the horse and of horsemanship by combining three equine events into a challenging series of obstacles that tests not only speed, endurance and courage, but also accuracy and temperament. It perfectly encapsulates all that makes horses and horse competitions so enthralling to both the equine community and the general public.
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2 thoughts on “A Horse’s Pentathlon by Jill Hughes”
I do love watching the 3-Day-Event, especially the cross-country and showjumping – it is so exciting with the time penalties, especially.
Thanks for posting this – I love horses and three-day-eventing