from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A leap in which the horse pulls its hind legs up towards the belly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A leap in which the horse pulls up his hind legs toward his belly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the manège, a leap in which the horse draws up his hind legs toward the belly, without showing his shoes.
French, from croupe hind quarters. (Wiktionary)
Here it is used for "croupade," "a high curvet in which the hind legs are brought up under the belly of the horse" (_N.