Definitions

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  • n. The art of riding horses; horsemanship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of riding on horseback; performance on horseback; horsemanship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The performance of an equestrian; horsemanship.

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Examples

  • After dinner Cap, with Wool for a riding-master, took her first lesson in equestrianism.

    The Hidden Hand

  • Small Talk will never know what business we might have gone into if we had been continually thrown off our childhood pony – but we're willing to wager it wouldn't have been a equestrianism.

    Lee Pearson: 'I sold my first pony. He's probably dog food now'

  • My parents had bought him for me after my love of equestrianism grew way past the meticulous Breyer display on my bedroom shelf and into a serious commitment to competitive horseback riding.

    Welcome to My World

  • Elizabethan Special effects: jousting (yes the E's did still have jousting and other medival war games), equestrianism, archery, hurling.

    Winning and Losing

  • Patrick Ralph Print, formerly chm, Brit Horse Society, for serv equestrianism.

    New Year honours list: Order of the British Empire, Officer

  • It's also natural that the Mongols would take to this sport, for historically they are great horsemen and cyclocross is exactly like equestrianism except for the fact that it no way involves horses.

    The Flax of Life: Nü-Fred Look, Classic Fred Taste

  • Younger, but still the rule is “never be seen walking;” and without the concluding paragraph the dramatic narrative that precedes would seem a little bit unfinished and pointless: with the explanation it floats, and we forgive “the archic man” his partiality to equestrianism, as later on we have to forgive him his Median get-up and artificiality generally, which again is contrary to the Xenophontine and the ideal Spartan spirit.

    Cyropaedia

  • Her hobbies include equestrianism, snow boarding, hiking and traveling.

    Cherie (porn star)

  • Lady Jane had been forced to depart with all haste, muttering darkly about the folly of octogenarian equestrianism, and leaving the success of this arguably make-or-break venture in the hands of her beloved but less than trusted husband.

    Be My Enemy

  • It is here too, that the tourist begins to imagine himself _in rure_, after he has been whirled through the brick and mortar avenues of _Kensington_, and _Hammersmith_, and the unsightly lane-street of _Brentford_, [2] with all its cockney reminiscences of equestrianism and election squabbles; _Hounslow_ and its by-gone days of highway notoriety and powder-mill and posting celebrity, and _Bedfont_, with its yew trees tortured into peacock shapes, and the date 1704.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 329, August 30, 1828

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