Horse Athletes Kick Your Ass

 Posted by on 23 May 2013 at 2:00 pm  Sports
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If you think that you’re an athlete… well, watch these horses jump cross-country fences and weep!

I’ve never seen such awesome slow-motion video of jumping, and these are insanely difficult cross-country fences. Alas, more than a few of these jumps are damn scary due to mistakes by the rider.

To see great cross-country ride, check out Andrew Nicholson on Quimbo, the winner of this year’s Rolex:

As you can see, that’s a long and demanding course — and it’s just one of three phases of the competition. His jumping phase is here, and his dressage phase is here.

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