Waterjump or Liverpool
Jumping over water jumps has a long tradition in our sport. In the last century even long jump competitions were organized. The world record is held by South African rider Andre Ferreira jumping 8.40 m (photo).
In top sport today horses jump only half as far and meanwhile there is a variety of water jumps on the market made of different materials and in different sizes. The FEI Jumping Rules differ between open water jump and liverpool. A liverpool is a narrow water jump with an obstacle placed over it.
- Minimum spread in excess 2.00 m
- Must be dug into the ground
- Take-off element height 40-50 cm
- Landing side defined by plasticine
- Maximum spread 2.00 m
- Can be placed on ground or dug into ground
- Take-off element not needed
- Landing side plasticine not needed