horsemanship

Definitions

  • Jumping fences is the highest art of horsemanship
    Jumping fences is the highest art of horsemanship
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n horsemanship skill in handling and riding horses
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Horsemanship The act or art of riding, and of training and managing horses; manege.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n horsemanship The management of horses; specifically, the art of riding or controlling horses; equestrian skill. See manège.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Horsemanship the art of riding, and of training and managing horses
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Quotations

  • Ben Jonson
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    “They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hors; Ice. horss, Old High Ger. hros (Ger. ross).

Usage

In literature:

He also envied the other two their horsemanship.
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
This feat of Camanche horsemanship rather alarmed the whole congregation, and cost the captain five twenties!
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
Fighting, or single combat, is the truly chivalrous exercise, and this may be combined with horsemanship.
"Pedagogics as a System" by Karl Rosenkranz
The young men, therefore, were not trained to the art of horsemanship.
"Cyrus the Great" by Jacob Abbott
Feats of horsemanship, vaulting and dancing were performed every Fair Day during the visitation of Messrs. Pepin and Breschard in April 1810.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
I cannot but think that good horsemanship has a great deal to do with the mind.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
Her husband delighted in teaching her horsemanship, together with all military exercises.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
Madame de Hell was afterwards entertained with a specimen of Kalmuk horsemanship.
"Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century" by W. H. Davenport Adams
Shortly after daylight the opposite hill suddenly swarmed with dashing warriors, whose horsemanship was a revelation to some of the tenderfeet.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
The girls on the fence welcomed each feat of horsemanship with great applause.
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
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In news:

Today's deal from R G Horsemanship.
Tips from the Certified Horsemanship Association's Christy Landwehr on how to fit a helmet for horseback riding .
If you have the urge to briefly get away with a date and bone-up on your circus horsemanship, this is the place to overnight or weekend and just ride.
Local wins world championship horsemanship title.
In the event's inaugural year, Texas A&M equestrian senior Carey Nowacek won the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge.
Posse helps special-needs Scouts earn horsemanship merit badge.
(AP) — University of Wyoming students will be teaching horsemanship to riders in Europe this summer.
UW's newly formed Equine Program in the Department of Animal Science recently received an American Quarter Horse Association International Horsemanship Grant.
Jessie Leach wins Novice youth horsemanship on Dunitagain Naturally.
Caitlin Ackerman and Ziptown Doc win Novice amateur horsemanship at the 2012 Nutena AQHA East Novice Championship.
Lacy Watson wins horsemanship world championship with HF Tahnee Zippo at the 2012 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.
RaeDell Robbins of Cokato won the Minnesota horsemanship of the year award given by the Minnesota Horse Council this month.
Setting himself ablaze, trick horsemanship, and falling from high-rise buildings is only a sampling of Perry Barndt's stuntman resume.
After two hours of horsemanship and interviews, MacDonald won the title of the 2012 Colonel 's Daughter on Sunday, Sept 30, at Fort Verde State Historic Park.
Lexie Edwards, Danielle Clise and Maegan Chinevere will be representing Central Montcalm High School at the regional Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association competition in Midland on Sept 29 and 30.
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