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The hidden treasure of equestrian sport statistics at

Tuesday, 28 November 2023
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In the realm of equestrian sports, the name "Hippomundo" has often become synonymous with obtaining information about the lineage of horses, also known as pedigrees. But did you know that Hippomundo offers much more than just pedigree data?

It's high time to unveil the truth and make you aware of the wealth of statistics that Hippomundo collects about the sporting careers of horses. We aim to change the perception and show you that Hippomundo is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the accomplishments and abilities of horses in the world of sports.



Read on to discover how Hippomundo goes beyond pedigree data and provides profound insights into the true performances of jumping horses.



Check out the statistics page of James Kann Cruz.


To explore the statistics of a sport horse, simply click on the icon with the HR score next to a horse's pedigree. Taking Shane Sweetnam's top horse, James Kann Cruz, as an example, we immediately see that he has an HR score of 117. In the first graph within the statistics, we can observe the evolution of the Hippomundo Ratings over the past 365 days. This informs us, for instance, that the gelding was in top form last winter, had a dip afterwards and is now climbing back up.


Easily discover the levels where horses truly excel


In the second graph (Performance per level), you get a convenient overview of a horse's performances per level in the last 365 days, but you can also get an overview per year. This allows you to see how many times a horse started, placed, and even won, as well as the number of clear rounds per level, which are further expressed in percentages in the following graph (Clear Round % per level).

The average number of faults per level is also analyzed in the Average faults graph. For instance, we can see that James Kann Cruz only made 2,3 faults at 1.60m level in 2023.



In the final graph, you get an overview of the prize money this horse won per year per rider. James Kann Cruz he immediately peaked high in the first year under the saddle of Shane Sweetnam with a total prize money in 2022 of € 549.732.



In our quest to understand and appreciate the true performances of horses in equestrian sports, we have focused on facts and figures. We have challenged the perception that lineage is all-encompassing and have demonstrated that there is more to it than just pedigrees. With our comprehensive statistics on the sporting careers of horses, we have shed new light on the achievements of these athletes.

The Hippomundo data provides owners, trainers, breeders, and enthusiasts with a valuable tool to make informed decisions and evaluate the performance of horses in a fair and objective manner. We invite you to delve deeper, explore our statistics, and uncover the genuine sporting careers of horses.


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