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    06-10-2011, 06:22 AM
  #1
Foal
Speed Derby?

I know that a 'speed derby' is a show jumping event but what do you do and what are the rules? I am just curious to build up my horse knowledge as I'm not a real competition rider.
Does anyone have a definition of a 'speed derby'?
     
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    06-12-2011, 04:07 AM
  #2
Foal
Does anyone know what a speed derby is? Or am I making a complete fool of myself for asking a stupid question?
     
    06-12-2011, 04:57 AM
  #3
Yearling
I've ridden a "jumper derby"... but never heard it called a "speed derby" around here.

Edited to add:
The Jumper Derby is a combination jumper/cross-country course of obstacles and elements with optimum time.
     
    06-13-2011, 07:17 PM
  #4
Started
I think speed derby just means it's a single-round competition, meaning if there's more than 1 clear the results are based on time.
     
    06-17-2011, 02:27 PM
  #5
Foal
There are several types of Jumper derbies. You can have a speed class with faults translated into time, a speed class with clear rounds placing before those with rails, and jump-off style derbies.
     

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