Hamburg Jump Derby?

Skib

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Can anyone tell me as a mostly non horsey person, anything about German jumping? And Jump Derbys. Does UK have anything similar? Or is it a unique German horse sport?

I have been looking into Pulvermann and the jump he built, Pulvermann's grave, of which there are good videos. He seems to have been inspired by a visit to Aintree.

And any information about the German breeding of jumpers? He was crossing Trakehners with (I think) Thoroughbreds in the 1920s, producing the German Halb blud (Half blood) . Is there an English term for this?
Was this important, and is it still significant?

Any comments or info from people who know about horses and riding would be welcome.
 
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