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Working Equitation

Working Equitation originated in Portugal and is based on everyday riding skills and the tradition of working livestock in the fields.

Working Equitation has developed over the years and is now an internationally recognized form of competition riding.

Working Equitation involves the principals of classical horsemanship; it develops a Strong bond between horse and rider.

At the same time Working Equitation produces a versatile riding horse for both leisure riding and competition.

There are four phases, these include a dressage test and two obstacle tests – one focuses on style and the other on speed. The final test is the cattle penning test.