EQUITANA Australian Open - Show Jumping

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Supported by Equestrian Australia, this exciting competition is the ultimate show of athleticism, precision and speed - watch as horse and riders tackle a world cup course of 160cm jumps designed by the acclaimed John Vallance as they vie for the title of Australian Open Champion!

For the first time since 2010, the FEI World Cup Qualifyer will be open to all riders currently competing at World Cup level.

Competitors - Download Competiton Schedule HERE

Download FEI Draft Schedule HERE

Download Acceptance List HERE

Entries can be completed online via the Boneo Park website www.boneopark.com.au

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EQUITANA Australian Open - Show Jumping

Grand Pavilion

First Round – 1.40m A2 Grand Prix
Thursday 17 November 9.30am – 10.45am

FINAL – FEI World Cup™ Qualifier
Friday 18 November 7.30pm – 10.30pm

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About Show Jumping

Show Jumping is an incredible spectator sport that never fails to draw a crowd. As well as boasting numerous high profile competition circuits, show jumping is one of the three Olympic equestrian sports, along with dressage and eventing.


This exhilarating competitive sport was born in the 18th century and involved competitors talking off across country to jump obstacles. Spectators were not happy with this format as they wished to follow the riders as they jumped. This lead to jumping competitions being held in arenas, thus show jumping as we know it today was born.


In today’s format show jumping involves a skilled horse and rider combination tackling 10 to 13 ‘knockable’ obstacles. Penalties are incurred for each obstacle that is knocked down or refused. In some classes riders ride ‘against the clock’ incurring time penalties for not completing the course within a set time limit.