equestrianism

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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.
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equestrianism

1. the art of horsemanship.
2. the practice of this art. — equestrian, equestrienne, n. — equestrian, adj.
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Translations
lovaglás

equestrianism

[ɪˈkwestrɪənɪsm] Nequitación f
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equestrianism

[ɪˈkwɛstriənɪzəm] n (= sport) → hippisme m
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equestrianism

nPferdesport m, → Reiten nt
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