equestrian sport

Definitions of equestrian sport
  1. noun
    a sport that tests horsemanship
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    dressage
    maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
    showjumping, stadium jumping
    riding horses in competitions over set courses to demonstrate skill in jumping over obstacles
    cross-country jumping, cross-country riding
    riding horses across country over obstructions to demonstrate horsemanship
    three-day event
    an equestrian competition; the first day is dressage; the second is cross-country jumping; the third is stadium jumping
    curvet, vaulting
    a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
    piaffe
    a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot
    type of:
    equitation, horseback riding, riding
    the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
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