equestrian sport


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Noun1.equestrian sport - a sport that tests horsemanshipequestrian sport - a sport that tests horsemanship  
dressage - maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
equitation, horseback riding, riding - the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
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
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He affirmed that the outstanding levels of the riders reflects the advanced level reached by the equestrian sport in the kingdom thanks to the constant care of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the first supporter of the horse-racing and equestrian sport in Bahrain.
QREC also focuses on and communication with the most prestigious racecourses and expanding the exchange of experience on the organisation of races and the various fields related to the equestrian sport in order to promote the international races organised by Qatar and the equestrian sport in general.
Newly-elected president of the Asian Equestrian Federation (AEF) Hamad Abdulrahman al-Attiyah said that taking over the AEF presidency is important to the development of equestrian sport in Asia.
As part of the celebrations, an open manage complex was opened at Ashgabat Equestrian Sport Complex and jockeys organized a horse show at the complex.
Riyadh, Jumada I 4, 1437, Feb 13, 2016, SPA -- On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz patronized tonight the Annual Race of Equestrian Sport, on the trophy and presents of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, at King Abdulaziz Field for Equestrian Sport, at Janadriyah.
Bahrain: His Majesty's pioneering role in promoting equestrian sport was hailed by International Equestrian Federation (FEI) president Ingmar De Vos.
The law adds that anyone found using banned substances could have their horse racing licence revoked and repeat offenders would risk being removed from the records of horse racing and equestrian sport events.
The FEI Solidarity programme, based on the hugely successful Olympic Solidarity model to help the development of equestrian sport globally and, in particular the National Federations with the greatest need, is now fully operational.
After moving to California, he became interested in the equestrian sport of working cow horses--where riders on horseback "work" (maneuver) a cow in an arena.
COVENTRY-born showjumper and Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton said his eye was firmly on the Rio Games as he was awarded an OBE by the Queen for services to equestrian sport.
LONDON 2012 has been hailed as "the best ever" Olympics for equestrian sport.
Detailed in the guide are the three elements of eventing: dressage, cross-country and show jumping, and what skills are required by each of the three legs of this challenging equestrian sport.