In showjumping and the three-day event, an object a horse must clear to complete the course, such as a fence, gate or water jump.
Manner of stepping; gait.
The point added to a riderís score for committing an error.
A lying down shooting position used in biathlon. In an individual event the first and third shooting stations are shot in the prone position, as is the first shooting stage in a sprint event.
The standard biathlon rifle, .22 calibre with bolt-action and non-optical sites.
Right Of Way
A rule used in foil and sabre events that was establish to eliminate apparently simultaneous attacks by two fencers; epee does not use this rule.
Similar to the foil but one inch shorter and weighing slightly less, this weapon is derived form the 18th-century cavalry sword and Middle-Eastern scimitar. Unlike foil and epee but it also slashes.
The seat for the rider on the back of a horse.
An Olympic event where each horse must clear a number of obstacles on a set course within specified time.
A hop before kicking.
A part of the cross-country test where horses run on a turf track featuring several low brush fences.
A way of steering a sled by pulling and pushing on the handles. Because the mass of the athleteís body is so much greater than that of the sled, pushing or pulling on the handles to tend to turn the sled relative to the athlete, thereby effecting a steer.
A way of steering the sled wherein the athlete hooks his/her toe under the horn of the cufin and lifts the front of the cufin. The sled will steer in the direction of the lifted cufin.