equestrian riding competition: an equestrian competition that includes dressage, cross-country riding, and stadium jumping, usually over three days
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The USA Equestrian Rule Book defines Eventing:
An Eventing Competition includes one or more tests from
branches of equitation:
The Federation and the USEA recognize three types of Eventing Competitions:
- Tests (Individual or Combined)
- Horse Trials
- Events (Two-Day or Three-Day).