Definition of Equitation

1. Noun. The sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements.

Exact synonyms: Horseback Riding, Riding
Specialized synonyms: Equestrian Sport, Pony-trekking
Generic synonyms: Athletics, Sport
Examples of category: Ride Horseback, Prance, Prance, Canter, Gallop, Post, Extend, Gallop, Trot
Derivative terms: Ride Horseback



Definition of Equitation

1. n. A riding, or the act of riding, on horseback; horsemanship.

Definition of Equitation

1. Noun. The art, practice or act of riding a horse; horsemanship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Equitation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Equitation

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equisetums
equison
equisonance
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equispaced
equitabilities
equitability
equitable
equitableness
equitablenesses
equitably
equitant
equitation (current term)
equitations
equitemporaneous
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equitoxic
equity
equity credit line
equitylike
equivalate
equivalated
equivalates
equivalating
equivalation
equivalations

Literary usage of Equitation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin and Influence of the Thoroughbred Horse by William Ridgeway (1905)
"THE DEVELOPMENT OF equitation. The antique Persians taught three useful things, To draw the bow, to ride, and speak the truth. BYRON, Don Juan. ..."

2. The Correspondence of William Wilberforce by William Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1841)
"me some day in your equitation. 1 will thank you for a single word verbally, or in writing, to the New Palace Yard Hotel or Kensington Gore, ..."

3. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1835)
"MILITARY equitation. It may appear singular, that in whatever has appeared through the medium of the press on the subject of horsemanship, the scientific ..."

4. Diary of a Daly Débutante: Being Passages from the Journal of a Member of by Dora Knowlton Thompson Ranous (1910)
"... Of equitation gay; This way, walk up this way, All ready to begin, Stand out of the way That the rider may Start off with a Urn, him, bimt Round and ..."

5. Portugal, Its Land and People: Its Land and People by William Henry Koebel (1909)
"... waterworks—The aqueduct—Its history and tragedies—A unique tennis-court—The royal carriages—The science of equitation, popular and other — The botanical ..."

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