equitation equitation  /ˌɛ kwə ˈteɪ ʃən/


  • (n) the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements



  1. But in its great white temple, the great white breed, serving like a race of priests the cult of equitation, continued serenely in its rituals and would so continue, the Viennese .
  2. Last year Caroline won a sixth-place ribbon in the show, but she failed to place this time in a "maiden equitation" event, left the family victories to Bobby Kennedy's daughters .
  3. Loudest objector was Lieut-Colonel Maxwell Fielding McTaggart, author of numerous books on equitation, who for the past three years has been carrying on a bitter dispute in .


  1. (Photos) Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show

    The Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show continues today through June 16 and then again June 19-23 at the Yaddo Showgrounds on Union Avenue across from Saratoga Race Course. A one-day equitation show will also be held on June 18. The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) International High-Performance Derby will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, and the $25,000 Jumper Grand Prix will ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

  2. W. Equestrian. Reid Has Strong Showing At Showplace Spring Spectacular

    WAYNE, Ill. (SMU) - Rachel Reid, a rising Junior and two-year letterwinner on the SMU equestrian team had a successful horse show at the Showplace Spring Spectacular in Wayne, Ill. this past weekend. Rachel showed a catch ride, Coltrane, to the Championship in the Adult Hunter and Adult Equitation Divisions. She was also the winner of the WIHS Adult Hunter Classic and 4th in the M&S Adult Hunter ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SMU Mustangs

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  • "I'm going to be in school next year, so I'll see how I'm going to do. I'm still a junior (rider) next year, but I think I'm not going to continue with the equitation as much," said Springsteen, who wants to concentrate on the jumpers.
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Bruce Springsteen Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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