In addition to hunters and jumpers, there are equitation classes, sometimes called hunt seat equitation, which judges the ability of the rider.
The equipment, clothing, and fence styles used in equitation more closely resemble hunter classes, although the technical difficulty of the courses may more closely resemble jumping events.
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A refusal may lead to a rider exceeding the time allowed on course.Hunters have meticulous turnout and tend toward very quiet, conservative horse tack and rider attire.Hunter bits, bridles, crops, spurs, and martingales are tightly regulated.International competitions are governed by the rules of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI, from the body's French name of Fédération Équestre Internationale).Proper show jumping attire, as seen in the show jumping phase of a three-day event.