[puh-seyd, -zeyd, -zahd]
- a maneuver in which the horse is made to rear, keeping its hind legs stationary and its forelegs drawn in.
Origin of pesade
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- dressage a position in which the horse stands on the hind legs with the forelegs in the air
C18: from French, from posade, from Italian posata a halt, from posare to stop, from Latin pausa end
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