curvet

Definitions of curvet
  1. noun
    a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
    synonyms: vaulting
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    type of:
    dressage
    maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
  2. verb
    perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of a horse
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    type of:
    bound, jump, leap, spring
    move forward by leaps and bounds
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