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This activity is performed in a large number of European countries but also in Asia and in North and South America. The fact that it is so widespread should help it to get an increasing development.
...concerning the discipline and the different countries in which this activity is performed, can be expressed in :
A particular work language.
The will to preserve professional technics and cultural practices lead to the creation of sports venues. Its purpose is to enable a confrontation both sportive and cultural that aim to demonstrate the qualities of the horse as well as the rider's ability.
Suitability with livestock
General handling skills
Handling specific material
Perception of what's going on
Separation of livestock
These events include a technical handling event and a timed maneuverability test.
This is a timed test that must highlight professional abilities of competitors in the cattle sorting. Obligations explained above must be respected. Any sporting result that would demonstrate the opposite would be a sign of maladustement of the rules to the spirit of the discipline.
The FITE puts documents at your disposal about the applicable Working Equitation regulation as well as a roster of judges.