Working Equitation

In Southern Europe, the horse is still often used when working with cattle. Working Equitation is a challenging sport that arose from that custom. The workers come across many obstacles during their work. They challenged each other and made a game of it, and from there, the working equitation sport was created.

A working equitation competition can be individual or with a team. A competition consists of three or four parts in the following order:

It requires good cooperation between equestrian and horse. The horse must provide aid and be able to execute all of the obstacles in style.

Fábio has many years of experience in riding in working equitation competitions in Portugal, up to the highest level and with horses that he trained himself.