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dres·sage

 (drə-säzh′, drĕ-)
n.
The guiding of a horse through a series of complex maneuvers by slight movements of the rider's hands, legs, and weight.

[French, preparation, training, dressage, from dresser, to set up, arrange, train, from Old French drecier, to set up, arrange; see dress.]

dressage

(ˈdrɛsɑːʒ)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the method of training a horse to perform manoeuvres in response to the rider's body signals
2. (Horse Racing) the manoeuvres performed by a horse trained in this method
[French: preparation, from Old French dresser to prepare; see dress]

dres•sage

(drəˈsɑʒ, drɛ-)

n.
2. the art or method of training a horse in obedience and in precision of movement.
[1935–40; < French, =dress(er) to dress + -age -age]

dressage

- The art of riding and training horses, from French dresser, "to train."
See also related terms for riding.

dressage

the training of horses in obedience and the execution of precise movements.
See also: Horses
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dressage - maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the riderdressage - maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
curvet, vaulting - a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
piaffe - a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot
equestrian sport - a sport that tests horsemanship
capriole - (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
three-day event - an equestrian competition; the first day is dressage; the second is cross-country jumping; the third is stadium jumping
Translations
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dressage

[ˈdrɛsɑːʒ] ndressage mdress circle npremier balcon m, corbeille fdress code ncode m vestimentaire
a strict dress code → un code vestimentaire strictdress designer nmodéliste mf, dessinateur/trice m/f de mode

dressage

nDressur f

dressage

[ˈdrɛsɑːʒ] n (Horse-riding) → dressage m
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That would be a very serious charge to level against Laura Collett and Yogi Breisner, the two eminent equestrians who have overseen the five-time King George VI Chase hero's transition from the racecourse to the dressage arena.
Connections remain keen to pursue a career in the dressage arena but they stressed yesterday he will not be under consideration for the Rio olympics.
3 ON a quiet afternoon at the King Power, Louis van Gaal's show ponies impressed in the dressage arena but left the stable door wide open.
As far as equine comforts go, there are stables, a dressage arena and a horse walker as well as paddocks and open fields which extend to approximately 18 acres.
Engineering works to facilitate construction of a dressage arena, Kirk Cliff, Stoney Lane, Ripponden.
The qualifying classes were at Northallerton, Richmond and Blackdyke Equestrian Centre, near Carlisle, and Havis said they were a great way to help restore Bob's confidence in the dressage arena.
And like Paul Nicholls, I firmly believe a horse such as Kauto Star, which has won so much for his owner, including three Gold Cups, should end his days in genteel retirement rather than coerced round a dressage arena.
Owner Anki Holmstrom made the afternoon event as realistic as possible, setting the dressage arena up in a paddock not normally used.
There are also inviting outdoor stalls for the horses and a regulation-size dressage arena.
The 1,500-acre estate houses one of the most impressive equestrian centres in Ireland, and if the dressage arena seems too advanced and showjumping paddocks too daunting then there are 18 miles of bridleways for a hack through woodland alongside the River Nore.
Ms Chan sat in the front row of the dressage arena in the Sha Tin district of Hong Kong, when the first full day of the Games got under way.