Video: Watch as Longines and Eurosport explain the complexity of show jumping
Show jumping may look like it's all speed and bravery, but this video reveals the technical side that many people overlook. The athleticism of a horse and rider is unparalleled and one that is often misunderstood. Jumping the fence is often the only focus, however the technicality getting to the fence, position over the fence, and planning for the next fence brings is what brings such an intense level of complexity, that very few can master it.
This video brakes down the complexity to help understand the timing, steps, and position up to, over, and after each fence. Welcome to the world of showjumping....this is an Olympic sport for a reason!