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Equestrian vs. Dressage

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Equestrianadjective

Of horseback riding or horseback riders.

‘They were an equestrian people.’; ‘After his death an equestrian statue was created.’;

Dressagenoun

(uncountable) The schooling of a horse.

Equestrianadjective

(historical) Of or relating to the ancient Roman class of equites.

Dressagenoun

(uncountable) An equestrian sport in which the horse and rider perform a test of specific movements in an arena, and are judged on the horse's obedience, acceptance of the bridle and of the rider's aids, gaits, impulsion, and the harmony between horse and rider.

Equestriannoun

One who rides a horse.

Dressagenoun

(countable) An event or competition of the sport of dressage.

‘I'm competing in two dressages and a jumping show this weekend.’;

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Equestriannoun

(historical) eques

Dressagenoun

maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider.

Equestrianadjective

Of or pertaining to horses or horsemen, or to horsemanship; as, equestrian feats, or games.

Dressagenoun

maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider

Equestrianadjective

Being or riding on horseback; mounted; as, an equestrian statue.

‘An equestrian lady appeared upon the plains.’;

Dressage

Dressage ( or ; a French term, most commonly translated to mean ) is a form of horse riding performed in exhibition and competition, as well as an art sometimes pursued solely for the sake of mastery. As an equestrian sport defined by the International Equestrian Federation, dressage is described as where Competitions are held at all levels from amateur to the Olympic Games and World Equestrian Games.

‘training’; ‘the highest expression of horse training’; ‘horse and rider are expected to perform from memory a series of predetermined movements.’;

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Equestrianadjective

Belonging to, or composed of, the ancient Roman equities or knights; as, the equestrian order.

Equestriannoun

One who rides on horseback; a horseman; a rider.

Equestriannoun

a man skilled in equitation

Equestrianadjective

of or relating to or composed of knights

Equestrianadjective

of or relating to or featuring horseback riding

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