Endurance riding is one of the most widespread equestrian sports worldwide. The competition consist of two endurance races on different itineraries. Kilometrage may vary from 30 to 160 km depending on the categories.
In this discipline the health of the sport horse is of primary importance. Every 30-35 Km horses undergo a veterinary inspection,where are checked parameters like heart rate, intestinal movements, metabolic and mechanic parameters . Those tests are used to evaluate the horse capability to continue the competition. In case of abnormal results, the horse is eliminated from the race.