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Definition of "dressage" [dressage]

  • The guiding of a horse through a series of complex maneuvers by slight movements of the rider's hands, legs, and weight. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dressage" in a sentence
  • "Watching dressage is like watching a figure skater skate the “compulsories”."
  • "Julie Rovner is a horse owner, rider and amateur competitor in dressage and eventing."
  • "And having my roots originally in dressage and then moving onto eventing, I was a little embarrassed for our upper-level eventers."