showjumping

n. the sport of riding horses over a course of fences and other obstacles, with penalty points for errors.
Derivatives:
showjump v.intr. showjumper n.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • showjumping — /ˈʃoʊdʒʌmpɪŋ/ (say shohjumping) noun the riding of horses in competitions in order to display skill in riding over and between obstacles. –showjumper, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • British Showjumping Association — Die British Showjumping Association, kurz BSJA, ist der britische Verband für Springreiten in Großbritannien. Die BSJA wurde 1923 vom damaligen Earl of Lonsdale gegründet und verzeichnete anfangs 197 Mitglieder. Es ist eine von 16 Organisationen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Pat Smythe — Patricia Rosemary Smythe (22 November 1928 ndash; February 27 1996), most commonly known as Pat Smythe, was one of Britain s premier female showjumpers. She later married in 1960 after the Summer Olympics of the year to childhood friend Sam… …   Wikipedia


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