dressage dressage  /drɛ ˈsɑʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider

Usage(s):

  1. I have seen synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastics and judo, and they do not come close to the ludicrousness of freestyle dressage.
  2. Until the end of the 19th century, all jockeys assumed a pose on the horse much like that of dressage riders: back straight, head up, seat planted firmly in place.
  3. The secret of dressage lies as much in the delicacy of the rider's hands as of the horse's mouth.

News

  1. Reins of Life hosts Benefit Dressage Show

    This weekend is the Reins of Life annual Benefit Dressage Show.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WNDU 16 South Bend

  2. Woman donates farm she loves to save it Temple

    Three framed pictures of Lisbet Temple’s husband riding magnificent horses adorn a former chicken coop on the couple’s 160-acre farm near Beecher. The late Arvid Temple was a dressage rider who mastered the art of having his horses do fancy footwork. But Temple said she was never any good at riding horses and considered them nothing more than “big dogs.” Riding horses may be the only thing this ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SouthtownStar

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Quotes

  1. McCartney says, "I met Paralympic dressage rider Sophie Christiansen and was blown away by her skill, dedication and the fact she had won a gold medal for Britain, so I felt I had to do something. My suggestion was simple. Why not create an ad to...
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Paul McCartney Source: Showbiz Spy

  2. "It was a great success," said Hoy, who is based at Gatcombe and first rode at Badminton 29 years ago. "But I had to give him a sharp canter just before going into the dressage arena when he coughed and I realised he needed to clear his...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Andrew Hoy Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "Ever since I can remember I've dreamed of riding at the Horse of the Year Show," said Katie, pictured above. "I know I'm not of the same standard as those riding there competitively but I'm working with my dressage trainer, Andrew Gould, on...
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Katie Price Source: Yorkshire Post

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