Equestrianism

Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, horseman, horse) more often known as riding, horseback riding (American English) or horse riding (British English) referring to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses. This broad description includes the use of horses for practical working purposes, transportation, recreat...
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Equestrianism

• (n.) The art of riding on horseback; performance on horseback; horsemanship; as, feats equestrianism.
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Equestrianism

E·ques'tri·an·ism noun The art of riding on horseback; performance on horseback; horsemanship; as, feats equestrianism .
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Equestrianism

Also called horsemanship, the art of handling horses, particularly the art of riding, but also applicable to driving and other disciplines.
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equestrianism

equestrianism, art of riding and handling a horse. Horseback riding was practiced as far back as the Bronze Age and was thereafter adapted to commerce, industry, war, sport, and recreation. Diverse styles of riding developed, and the saddle, as well as the stirrup and other riding aids, were manufac...
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equestrianism

Skill in horse riding, as practised under Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI; International Equestrian Federation) rules. An Olympic sport, there are three main branches of equestrianism: showjumping, dressage, and three-day eventing. Three other disciplines are under the authority of the FEI: carriage driving, endura...
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