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Equestrian

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An equestrian event uses not one athlete, but two. The rider must be able to train their horse to do complex maneuvers, jumps and routines. This is a partnership that takes years to develop. Some Olympic horses train for four years or more before their first event!

  1. 1. How long do some Olympic horses train
    1. a. 4 years
    2. b. 3 years
    3. c. 2 years
  2. 2. What does a trained horse do?
    1. a. Routines and jumps
    2. b. Nothing
    3. c. Dances
  3. 3. What does an equestrian event need?
    1. a. A horse
    2. b. An athlete
    3. c. The Olympics