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Highest jump by a horse

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  • Who: Huaso ex-Faithful

  • What: Highest jump by a horse

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The official Fédération Equestre Internationale record for high jump is 2.47 m (8 ft 1.25 in) by Huaso ex-Faithful, ridden by Capt. Alberto Larraguibel Morales (Chile) at Viña del Mar, Santiago, Chile on 5 February 1949.

The committee stated that in order for it to be beaten, 2.49 m must be cleared.


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