Originally Posted by CacheDawnTaxes
Some gorgeous horses without a doubt but I can't help but shake my head at the how far they will synthesize the sport for show. I mean when you look at the general photo, a poor stallion is being chased in a cage with cameras and crowds etc etc.
I think he is being judged for breeding quality (or something like that)
Besides, except the crowds, is it any different then longeing/free longeing? The cage is just because they are working with stallions, and they don't want to get hurt.