[ puh-seyd, -zeyd, -zahd ]
/ pəˈseɪd, -ˈzeɪd, -ˈzɑd /
a maneuver in which the horse is made to rear, keeping its hind legs stationary and its forelegs drawn in.
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British Dictionary definitions for pesade
/ (pɛˈsɑːd) /
dressage a position in which the horse stands on the hind legs with the forelegs in the air
Word Origin for pesade
C18: from French, from posade, from Italian posata a halt, from posare to stop, from Latin pausa end
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