horsemanship

[hawrs-muh n-ship]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. horsehide,
  2. horselaugh,
  3. horseleech,
  4. horseless carriage,
  5. horseman,
  6. horsemint,
  7. horsens,
  8. horseplay,
  9. horseplayer,
  10. horsepower

Origin of horsemanship

First recorded in 1555–65; horseman + -ship

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British Dictionary definitions for horsemanship

horsemanship

noun

the art of riding on horseback
skill in riding horses
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Word Origin and History for horsemanship

horsemanship

n.

1560s, from horseman + -ship.

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