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View synonyms for horsemanship

horsemanship

[ hawrs-muhn-ship ]

noun

  1. the art, ability, skill, or manner of a horseman.


horsemanship

/ ˈhɔːsmənˌʃɪp /

noun

  1. the art of riding on horseback
  2. skill in riding horses


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Word History and Origins

Origin of horsemanship1

First recorded in 1555–65; horseman + -ship

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Example Sentences

They were also tailored to instill an innate nature of discipline in the new recruits – so as to maintain a continuation of Mamluk practices in both horsemanship and archery.

He is to America what Paul Revere was to the Brits—without the horsemanship, the lanterns, and the Longfellow.

In these years I had another pleasure: I learned to ride, taking lessons in horsemanship at a riding school in Belfast.

Felizardo was remarkable for his audacity, his fine horsemanship, and his expert marksmanship.

Excellent horsemanship was displayed in this action with sabers as the chief weapons.

Used ludicrously to mean a feat of horsemanship in l. 50 of the Manciple's Prologue.

His horsemanship had no easy grace about it, and a casual observer might have thought that he was unused to the saddle.

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