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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.
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Dubai Saudi Arabia's Abdullah Al Sharbatly underlined the strength of Arab equestrianship after storming to a sensational victory in the Dubai Equestrian Club Grand Prix on the final day of the Dubai Show Jumping Championships 2011 yesterday.