Definitions for "Steeplechase"
Keywords:  obstacle, ditch, turf, fences, chase
A part of the cross-country test where horses run on a turf track featuring several low brush fences.
A phase of the speed and endurance portion of the three-day event, in which the horses run over a turf track with several low fences.
Race run over distances of two miles and upwards in which horses are required to jump over a minimum of twelve closely packed birch fences ranging from 4ft 6in to 5ft 2in, a water jump (optional) and open ditch. Also known as 'over the sticks,' or a chase.