Definition of Equestrian sport
1. Noun. A sport that tests horsemanship.
Generic synonyms: Equitation, Horseback Riding, Riding
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Literary usage of Equestrian sport
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"In the beginning of our journey, several of the escort amused us hy an exhibition of the favourite exercise called Djerid: also by an equestrian sport, ..."
2. Reminiscences of Old Hawaii by Sereno Edwards Bishop, Lorrin Andrews Thurston (1916)
"In the absence of horses, equestrian sport had not displaced it. Each one swam out with the light surf board under the arm, diving under the incoming ..."
3. The Ring and the Book by Robert Browning (1898)
"... Taking the laugh of morn and Sol's salute As forth we fared, pricked on to breathe our steeds And take equestrian sport over the green Under the blue, ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"... which turned out to be of very little account, and afterwards we had some equestrian sport«, matches in horse-racing, fence-jumping, &c. ..."