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
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.
Nor was there one more accomplished than she in horsemanship and martial exercises and all that behoveth a cavalier.
"Let's hope his horsemanship is equal to his attire!"
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.
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.
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.
Makan grown up and flourishing and skilled in horsemanship.
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.
Amazing feats of horsemanship representing skills needs for cattle herding on large haciendas.
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.