Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to horses or horse manship.

Part of speech: noun

One skilled in horsemanship; a horseman.

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Usage examples "equestrian":

  1. They delighted the eyes and awakened the admiration of the common people, and passed before them like superior beings; and, indeed, they were so; there was a hardy and healthful exercise connected with this equestrian style that made them generous and noble. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. On the 17th of August the Queen, with the Princes Arthur and Leopold and Princess Beatrice, stayed two nights at Holyrood for the purpose of unveiling the equestrian statue to the late Prince in Charlotte Square. - "Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II", Sarah Tytler.
  3. From the bend in the road at the base of the bastion, the equestrian statue, which surmounted the high pedestal, was seen in exact profile. - "Problems in Periclean Buildings", G. W. Elderkin.