He rides steeplechases, and though he is half drowned in a water-jump, and suffers other hindrances, he wins the race.
With the exception of the water-jump, the country over which they passed was not difficult.
Now I 'll bet you two to one he does n't come in second—that boy won't get him over the water-jump.
The third horse fell at the water-jump, breaking his rider's collar-bone and injuring itself so that it had to be shot.
Over more grass; and in front, flanked on either side by a crowd of white faces, is the water-jump.
So they passed two or three fences, the horses in the same order, and came toward the water-jump in front of the stands.
As Johnston was leading his horse away, the gentleman who had fallen at the water-jump came up to him.
The water-jump was in reality a dry ditch of eleven feet wide from bar to bank.
He learned how to gather himself for a sail through the air over a hurdle or a water-jump.
The boys spread out and their horses took the water-jump splendidly.