horsewoman

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horse·wom·an

 (hôrs′wo͝om′ən)
n.
1.
a. A woman who rides a horse.
b. A woman skilled in equitation.
2. A woman who breeds and raises horses.

horse•wom•an

(ˈhɔrsˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
1. a woman who rides on horseback.
2. a woman skilled in managing or riding horses.
[1555–65]
horse′wom`an•ship`, n.
usage: See -woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horsewoman - a woman horsemanhorsewoman - a woman horseman      
equestrian, horseback rider, horseman - a man skilled in equitation
Translations

horsewoman

[ˈhɔːsˌwʊmən] N (horsewomen (pl)) → amazona f, charra f (Mex)

horsewoman

[ˈhɔːrswʊmən] ncavalière f

horsewoman

[ˈhɔːsˌwʊmən] namazzone f
References in classic literature ?
About the hour of ten o'clock, the whole plain was crowded with horsemen, horsewomen, and foot-passengers, hastening to the tournament; and shortly after, a grand flourish of trumpets announced Prince John and his retinue, attended by many of those knights who meant to take share in the game, as well as others who had no such intention.
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But fair play to the horsewomen for saddling up for such a good cause.
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ONE of Wales's leading horsewomen is facing another hurdle in her bid to establish a pioneering equine centre.
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There is an MBE also for Pippa Funnell, one of the greatest horsewomen of her generation.
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The three royal horsewomen were snapped at Windsor over the Easter weekend and as usual, the Queen prefers a headscarf rather than the recommended protective riding hats worn by the Princess and her 22-year-old daughter.