horseback rider

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n horseback rider a man skilled in equitation
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Usage

In literature:

None of them was ever a natural-born horseback rider; none of them ever will be.
"Cobb's Anatomy" by Irvin S. Cobb
The rider on horseback may gallop to and fro wherever he will, but it is hard to say that HE is acting.
"Pagan & Christian Creeds" by Edward Carpenter
Their horseback excursions usually terminated in lively races, in which both riders and steeds were sufferers.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
Soon came Snagsby, then Mr. Vincent Crummels, Mr. Sleary, the horseback-rider, followed by Chops, the dwarf, and Pickleson, the giant.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Libin' at that time wuz hard because dere wuz no way to communicate, only to sen' messages by horseback riders.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
They were all expert riders and could equal in their feats on horseback the fabled Centaurs.
"The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists" by George Bryce
Then they scampered on ahead after the horseback riders who had gone before.
"Billy Whiskers" by Frances Trego Montgomery
Hollis was a superb horseback rider.
"The Early Bird" by George Randolph Chester
Froude was a bold rider, as on horseback, so also in his speculations.
"Apologia pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Newman
Froude was a bold rider, as on horseback, so also in his speculations.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
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In news:

An avid horseback rider for most of my life, the cowgirl is still there.
BRADENTON — Manatee County officials say they will begin fining horseback riders who aren't picking up their animals' waste along a popular beach.
Manatee County fining horseback riders.
Manatee County officials say they will begin fining horseback riders who aren't picking up their animals' waste along a popular beach.
Raw chicken falls from sky, hits horseback rider on head.
NE Horseback Rider Drowns In Missouri River.
Horseback riders enjoyed a beautiful trail ride in Sands Township on Saturday and helped out a good cause along the way.
Horseback riders are squaring off against the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission over a decades-old equestrian trail that the utility says is sending sediment and horse waste into the Maryland suburbs' drinking-water supply.
Riders from throughout the area took part in a day filled with fun horseback riding activities held at the Richer Windy Acres Farm in Schaffer on Sept 8.
A horseback rider and his dog made a grisly discovery near a fire road east of Skyline Drive about 7 pm on Sept 5, 1973.
Horseback riders thrilled with report on WSSC trails.
This event includes wagons pulled by horses or mules, covered wagons and horseback riders.
The arboretum was the site of popular bridle trails for horseback riders, as well as tobogganing and skiing.
They say they need them back for the safety of horseback riders.
Horseback riders thrilled with report on WSSC trails.
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