Equestrianism

A young rider at a horse show in Australia
Lusitano riders of the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art, one of the "Big Four" most prestigious riding academies in the world, alongside the Cadre Noir, the Spanish Riding School, and the Royal Andalusian School.[1].
Equestrian tour on traditional local breed, Icelandic horses in Skaftafell mountains of Iceland

Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, equus, 'horseman', 'horse'),[2] commonly known as horse riding (British English) or horseback riding (American English),[3] includes the disciplines of riding, driving, and vaulting. This broad description includes the use of horses for practical working purposes, transportation, recreational activities, artistic or cultural exercises, and competitive sport.

  1. ^ Horse & Hound - 7 Things You Need to Know about the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art
  2. ^ "equestrian – definition of equestrian by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia". Thefreedictionary.com. Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  3. ^ "equitación – Diccionario Inglés-Español". Wordreference.com. Retrieved 2013-07-01.

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