Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The skill of riding horses; equitation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The skill of riding a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or art of riding, and of training and managing horses; manege.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The management of horses; specifically, the art of riding or controlling horses; equestrian skill. See manège.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. skill in handling and riding horses

Etymologies

horseman +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You will come away knowing that Zapata was a real man of great strength, determination, and ideals who lived his life as a Mexican, defining himself between the extremes of poverty and Spanish class-ism; excelling in horsemanship, leadership, and just as macho as they come.

    The Zapata Route in Morelos Part 1: The Land Was in His Heart

  • Nor was there one more accomplished than she in horsemanship and martial exercises and all that behoveth a cavalier.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "Let's hope his horsemanship is equal to his attire!"

    Mates at Billabong

  • When we discuss the training of the Cavalry, the first point which naturally occurs to us is the question of 'horsemanship' -- _i. e._, the breaking-in of the horses and the teaching of equitation to the men.

    Cavalry in Future Wars

  • It is said that when desire and lust incite a man of understanding to aught, he considereth the end thereof and refraineth from that which they make fair and represseth with his reason his lust and his concupiscence; for, when these passions urge him to aught, it behoveth him to make his reason like unto a horseman skilled in horsemanship who, mounting a skittish horse, curbeth him with a sharp bit,107 so that he go aright with him and bear him whither he will.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And the horsemanship is the more impressive for typically being acquired, senior archer Shigenori Tanaka says, on shared horses at sessions held no more than once weekly.

    Time's Arrow

  • Makan grown up and flourishing and skilled in horsemanship.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I suppose readers interested in such voyeuristic subjects as Faulkner's drinking or his "horsemanship" might be disappointed in Parini's handling of them, but I can't imagine that anyone interested in Faulkner's fiction rather than his flaws as a human being would care even a microbit about these things.

    The Biographical Fallacy

  • Amazing feats of horsemanship representing skills needs for cattle herding on large haciendas.

    What to do for two days in Tonala and Tlaquepaque

  • If you like horsemanship and rodeos, not too far away is the Lienzo de Charros just near Parque Agua Azul - about a 10 minute taxi drive.

    What to do for two days in Tonala and Tlaquepaque

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