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1. Of or relating to horseback riding or horseback riders.
2. Depicted or represented on horseback: an equestrian statue of a famous monarch.
One who rides a horse or performs on horseback.
[From Latin equester, equestr-, from eques, horseman, from equus, horse; see ekwo- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
e·ques′tri·an·ism, e·ques′tri·an·ship n.
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
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a person skilled in riding and horsemanship
[C17: from Latin equestris, from eques horseman, knight, from equus horse]
e•ques•tri•an(ɪˈkwɛs tri ən)
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]
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|Noun||1.||equestrian - 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
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|
1. rider, jockey (archaic), horseman, horse rider, knight, cavalier a record performance yet to be beaten by any other British equestrian
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
|One Thousand Guineas (fillies)||Newmarket||one mile|
|Two Thousand Guineas (colts)||Newmarket||one mile|
|Derby (colts)||Epsom||one and a half miles|
|the Oaks (fillies)||Epsom||one and a half miles|
|St. Leger (colts and fillies)||Doncaster||one 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
adj [skills, event] → équestre
n (= person) → écuyer/ère m/f, cavalier/ière m/f
of the art of horse-riding. perderuiter فُروسي конна езда equestre jezdecký Reiter... ride-; rytter ιππικόςecuestre ratsutamis- مربوط به سوارکاری ratsastus- équestre רְכִיבַת סוּסִים अश्वारोही, घुड़सवार jahaći, vješt u jahanju lovas seni menunggang kuda reiðmennsku- equestre 馬術 마술(馬術)의 jojimo, raitelių jāšanas- menunggang kuda ruiter-ride-, rytter- jeździecki داس دسپرلۍ، داس دساتنى، اس ته منسوب، سپور equestre ecvestru конный jazdecký jahalen konjički rid-, ryttar- ที่เกี่ยวกับการขี่ม้า biniciliğe ait, atlı 騎術的 кінний شہسواری thuộc sự cưỡi ngựa 骑术的