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Definition of "equestrian" []

  • Of or relating to horseback riding or horseback riders. (adjective)
  • Depicted or represented on horseback: an equestrian statue of a famous monarch. (adjective)
  • One who rides a horse or performs on horseback. (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 "equestrian" in a sentence
  • "Matz gained keen insight into horses as a three-time Olympian and a silver medalist in equestrian competition at the 1996 Summer Games before he retired as a rider to train Thoroughbreds."
  • "FEMA Director: “heck of an opportunity for a self-starting problem solver; training in equestrian helpful but not mandatory. ”"
  • "The Dutch have excelled in equestrian events, swimming, cycling, and rowing."