The metal mouthpiece on a bridle, to which the reins are attached.
The flaps on a bridle which stop a horse from seeing backwards or sideways (unauthorized in competition).
Trousers worn specifically for riding.
A harness that fits around a horse's head, holding the bit.
An attachment to the wing of a jump, which holds the rail in position.
1. in jumping, a vertical obstacle usually no higher than 1.6 metres but involving substantial width, constructed with colourful poles, planks, hedges, fake stone or brick, or flowers. 2. in the three-day event, a vertical obstacle usually less than 1.2 metres high and constructed with natural materials designed to fit with the terrain.
A vertical fence made with planks, balustrades, gates or other items to present a solid obstacle.
A broad band worn around a rider's neck.
In show jumping and the three-day event, an object a horse must clear to complete the course, such as a fence, gate or water jump.
A single fence consisting of two elements which make a spread jump, such as parallel oxers.
An obstacle featuring front and back rails of equal height set wide apart to produce a spread, creating a difficult jump.
In showjumping and the three-day event, a pole which makes up a part of some obstacles. SaddleThe seat for the rider on the back of a horse. Safety cupA special cup used to hold the back rail of a spread fence. This cup releases and drops the rail if the horse hits it.
The seat for the rider on the back of a horse.
A special cup used to hold the back rail of a spread fence. This cup releases and drops the rail if the horse hits it.
A show jumping obstacle with an element of width, not just height, and which is generally higher and wider than the other spread jumps.
A pointed device attached to a rider's boot heel and used to encourage a horse. VerticalAn obstacle which is difficult to jump because of its height.
An obstacle which is difficult to jump because of its height.
A straight up-and-down fence without width, creating a relatively difficult obstacle. Water jumpAn obstacle requiring a horse to jump over a wide expanse of water, usually with a low hedge or fence at the leading edge.
An obstacle requiring a horse to jump over a wide expanse of water, usually with a low hedge or fence at the leading edge.
A long, thin, hand-held device used to encourage a horse.