What are some ways to get penalties in show jumping?

Refusal, jumping the wrong jump or the wrong way, circling, or knocking a pole. Time faults as well if timed.

You have two differents types of penalties, the one due to time and the other due to poles down.

When you have a pole down you have 4 points of penalty, when two down you have 8 points, and then 12, etc...

Also, there is often a time allowed and if you exceed the time, you have axtra penalties.

A refusal is also 4 points of penalty, the second 8 points and the third is the elimination.

Hope this helps :)
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