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e·ques·tri·an

 (ĭ-kwĕs′trē-ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to horseback riding or horseback riders.
2. Depicted or represented on horseback: an equestrian statue of a famous monarch.
n.
One who rides a horse or performs on horseback.

[From Latin equester, equestr-, from eques, horseman, from equus, horse; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots.]

e·ques′tri·an·ism, e·ques′tri·an·ship n.

equestrian

(ɪˈkwɛstrɪən)
adj
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) of or relating to horses and riding
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) on horseback; mounted
3. (Art Terms) depicting or representing a person on horseback: an equestrian statue.
4. (Historical Terms) of, relating to, or composed of Roman equites
5. (Historical Terms) of, relating to, or composed of knights, esp the imperial free knights of the Holy Roman Empire
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a person skilled in riding and horsemanship
[C17: from Latin equestris, from eques horseman, knight, from equus horse]
eˈquestrianˌism n

e•ques•tri•an

(ɪˈkwɛs tri ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to horseback riding or horseback riders.
2. representing a person mounted on a horse: an equestrian statue.
3. mounted on horseback.
4. pertaining to or composed of knights or mounted warriors.
n.
5. a person who rides horses.
[1650–60; < Latin equestri(s) on horseback]
e•ques′tri•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equestrian - a man skilled in equitationequestrian - a man skilled in equitation    
picador - the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low
bronco buster, broncobuster, buster - a person who breaks horses
fox hunter - a mounted hunter who follows the hounds in pursuit of a fox
horsewoman - a woman horseman
jockey - someone employed to ride horses in horse races
postilion, postillion - someone who rides the near horse of a pair in order to guide the horses pulling a carriage (especially a carriage without a coachman)
rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
roughrider - a horseman skilled at breaking wild horses to the saddle
Adj.1.equestrian - of or relating to or composed of knights
2.equestrian - of or relating to or featuring horseback riding

equestrian

adjective
1. riding, mounted, horse riding his equestrian skills
noun
1. rider, jockey (archaic), horseman, horse rider, knight, cavalier a record performance yet to be beaten by any other British equestrian

Equestrianism

Equestrian events and sports  Ascot, Badminton, buckjumping (Austral.), cavalcade, claiming race (U.S. & Canad.), classic, Derby, dressage, eventing, Grand National, gymkhana, harness racing, horse racing, hunt, joust, jump-off, Kentucky Derby, meeting, nursery stakes, Oaks, One Thousand Guineas, picnic race (Austral.), plate, point-to-point, polo, puissance, race meeting, races, the, Saint Leger, showjumping, steeplechase, sweepstake or (esp. U.S.) sweepstakes, three-day eventing, Two Thousand Guineas
Classic English horse races 
CourseDistance
One Thousand Guineas (fillies)Newmarketone mile
Two Thousand Guineas (colts)Newmarketone mile
Derby (colts)Epsomone and a half miles
the Oaks (fillies)Epsomone and a half miles
St. Leger (colts and fillies)Doncasterone and three quarter miles
Horse racing terms  accumulator, allowance, also-ran, ante post betting, apprentice, auction plate, away, blanket finish, boring, break, break away, card or race card, chaser, claiming race (U.S. & Canad.), classic, clerk of the course, clerk of the scales, colt, come in, course, daily double, dead heat, distance, dope sheet (slang), draw, each way or (U.S.) across-the-board, faller, fence, filly, finish, flat, flat jockey, flat racing, flight, furlong, gate, going, green horse, handicap, handicapper, handy, harness race or (N.Z.) trotting race, head, home straight or (U.S.) home stretch, hurdle, hurdling, impost, jockey, Jockey Club, jump jockey, length, maiden, meeting, milepost, nap, National Hunt, neck, novice, objection, pacemaker or pacesetter, pacer, paddock, photo finish, place, plater, point-to-point (Brit.), pole (chiefly U.S. & Canad.), post, roughie, scratch, scurry, selling race or plate, short head, silver ring, stakes, starter, starting post, starting price, starting stalls or (U.S.) starting gate, stayer, steeplechase or chase, steward, stewards' inquiry, straight or (U.S.) straightaway, stretch, sweat (chiefly U.S.), sweat up, ticktack, track, trainer, turf, under starter's orders, unplaced, unseated rider, walkover, weigh in, winning post, wire (U.S. & Canad.), yearling
Types of jump  brush and rails, double oxer, gate, hog's back, narrow stile, parallel poles, planks, post and rails, triple bars, wall, water jump
Translations
فُروسي
rytter
ratsastajaratsastaja-ratsastus-
reiîmennsku-
jojimoraitelių
jāšanas-
jazdecký
atlıbiniciliğe ait

equestrian

[ɪˈkwestrɪən]
A. ADJecuestre
B. Ncaballista mf, jinete mf

equestrian

[ɪˈkwɛstriən]
adj [skills, event] → équestre
n (= person) → écuyer/ère m/f, cavalier/ière m/f

equestrian

adjReit-, Reiter-; equestrian actReit- or Pferdenummer f; equestrian eventsReitveranstaltung f; (tournament) → Reitturnier nt; equestrian statueReiterstandbild nt

equestrian

[ɪˈkwɛstrɪən]
1. adjequestre
2. n (man) → cavaliere m; (woman) → amazzone f

equestrian

(iˈkwestriən) adjective
of the art of horse-riding.
References in classic literature ?
Brooke, looking cheerful again, but before he could finish his speech, Ned, mounted on the old horse, came lumbering up to display his equestrian skill before the young ladies, and there was no more quiet that day.
If he possessed the power to arrest any wandering eye when exhibiting the glories of his altitude on foot, his equestrian graces were still more likely to attract attention.
The "respects" might have been the freedom of the city, or an equestrian statue, when presented in this way, and the aunts would have shuddered could they have foreseen the manner of delivery; but it was vastly impressive to the audience, who concluded that Mirandy Sawyer must be making her way uncommonly fast to mansions in the skies, else what meant this abrupt change of heart?
The Knight turned towards the throne, and, sinking his lance, until the point was within a foot of the ground, remained motionless, as if expecting John's commands; while all admired the sudden dexterity with which he instantly reduced his fiery steed from a state of violent emotion and high excitation to the stillness of an equestrian statue,
The equestrian exercises, therefore, in which they are engaged, the nature of the countries they traverse, vast plains and mountains, pure and exhilarating in atmospheric qualities, seem to make them physically and mentally a more lively and mercurial race than the fur traders and trappers of former days, the self-vaunting "men of the north.
Bold Navigators- Equestrian Indians and Piscatory Indians, Difference in Their Physical Organization.
On the summit, hard and clear like an equestrian statue upon its pedestal, was a mounted soldier, dark and stern, his rifle poised ready over his forearm.
And those myriads of statues, which peopled all the spaces between the columns of the nave and the choir, kneeling, standing, equestrian, men, women, children, kings, bishops, gendarmes, in stone, in marble, in gold, in silver, in copper, in wax even,--who has brutally swept them away?
Balashev was only two horses' length from the equestrian with the bracelets, plunies, necklaces, and gold embroidery, who was galloping toward him with a theatrically solemn countenance, when Julner, the French colonel, whispered respectfully: "The King of Naples
She talked no more to me about the Rector; but I could see that her mind, if not her heart, was fixed upon him still, and that she was intent upon obtaining another interview: for though, in compliance with her mother's request, I was now constituted the companion of her rambles for a time, she still persisted in wandering in the fields and lanes that lay in the nearest proximity to the road; and, whether she talked to me or read the book she carried in her hand, she kept continually pausing to look round her, or gaze up the road to see if anyone was coming; and if a horseman trotted by, I could tell by her unqualified abuse of the poor equestrian, whoever he might be, that she hated him BECAUSE he was not Mr.
The march to Aumale was fatiguing to Tarzan, whose equestrian experiences hitherto had been confined to a course of riding lessons in a Parisian academy, and so it was that he quickly sought the comforts of a bed in the Hotel Grossat, while the officers and troops took up their quarters at the military post.
They are too many, and willy-nilly they'll drag down the would-be equestrian before ever he gets astride.