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Word: equestrian

Definition: rider on horseback; ADJ.


Sentences Containing 'equestrian'

Actress Greta Sapkaite, known also as an accomplished equestrian, ran unsuccessfully for the Vilnius City Council.
An equestrian club/team began competition in fall 2008.
Anton Klaveness (8 November 1903 – 15 April 1981) was a Norwegian equestrian.
Boenig was named the inaugural UGA Women's equestrian head coach on October 1, 2001.
By the mid-3rd century, however, "praeses" had become an official term, including for equestrian officials.
Dr Reiner Klimke (14 January 1936 – 17 August 1999) was a German equestrian, who won six gold and two bronze medals in dressage at the Summer Olympics — a record for equestrian events.
Equestrian at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Hacks and hunter combined
Equestrian at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Mail coach
Formosa is a Grade 1B equestrian dressage competitor.
Formosa started competing in equestrian in 1980.
From the time of Alexander Severus the post was open to senators also, and if an equestrian was appointed he was at the same time raised to the senate.
Garrison Forest has a long tradition of excellence in equestrian sports including Equitation, Showjumping, Eventing, and Polo.
He advanced Marcus to equestrian rank when six years of age, and at the age of eight made him a member of the ancient Salian priesthood.
He studied under his father, devoted himself principally to equestrian subjects, and went to Rome where he painted genre scenes from the Campagna.
He was also an equestrian and he played hockey and tennis.
However, due to continuing legal challenges Gilligan's wife will for the time being retain the house adjoining the equestrian centre.
In 2002 the Special Criminal Court issued an order for the confiscation and sale of Gilligan's equestrian ranch at Jessbrook, Enfield, County Meath.
In 2005, the College scored second place in the Victorian Interschool Equestrian Challenge.
In Boenig's first varsity season (2002–2003) at UGA, the team won the national championship in the Varsity Equestrian National Championships (VENC).
In November 2012 the courts cleared the final barriers allowing the CAB to sell off the equestrian centre and Gilligan's house at Weston Green, Lucan.
In the United States, the Gypsy Horse is being used in many equestrian sports, by amateur and youth riders, and has done well in combined driving and dressage.
In the very first example of his own attempts, he made an image of the Pont Neuf and the equestrian statue of Henry IV.
It has created the 'National Bridleroute Network' of long distance equestrian routes, incorporating bridleways, byways and minor roads, which it has called 'bridleroutes'.
It is also called "Weltfest der Pferdesports" (World Equestrian Festival).
It is one of the 16 organisations which form part of the British Equestrian Federation.
It is the location of the Inn at Kelly's Ford and the Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center.
It was commanded by a "praefectus classis", drawn from the highest levels of the equestrian class, those earning more than 200,000 sesterces a year.
Joann Formosa, (born 19 February 1961) is an Australian Para-equestrian, who won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics.
Lemot also provided an Equestrian Monument of Louis XIV that provides the focal point of Place Bellecour, Lyon, where a street bears his name.
Martinot was the author of a number of magazine articles over her career, a student of Wagnerian opera and an accomplished equestrian.
Massage in horses uses many techniques first used for human massage, and it is becoming more common in both competitive equestrian disciplines and pleasure riding.
Meghan Boenig is the head coach of the women's equestrian varsity program at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia, USA.
Samantha Lam Tzi-sam (; born June 29, 1978 in Vancouver, Canada) is a Chinese-Canadian equestrian.
She competed in the 2006 World Equestrian Games, where she made her national team debut and competed in her first competition outside Australia.
She is a member of the United States Equestrian Federation and Texas Hunter Jumper Association.
Since 2007, influenced by the World Equestrian Games 2006 in Aachen, also eventing and vaulting are disciplines of the CHIO Aachen.
The base equestrian stables were across from the golf course aka:Lake Bundy.
The capital was eventually rebuilt at great cost, and an equestrian statue of King Joseph still dominates Lisbon's main plaza.
The Dressage Facility for the equestrian events of the 1972 Summer Olympics was created in the Nymphenburg park.
The gens Egnatia was a plebeian family of equestrian rank at Rome.
The king attended his mayoral banquet, and the Lord Mayor erected an equestrian statue in his honour on a spot now covered by Mansion House.
The Roman historian Tacitus informs us that he was born into an aristocratic family, but renounced a senatorial career in favour of a life of "quiet repose" as an equestrian.
The school’s horse riding facilities include the D. J. Smith Equestrian Center and the Sheridan Indoor Polo Ring.
The Tepon Equestrian Grounds just out of Herberton have recently been upgraded with a large undercover pavilion for equestrian and other sporting events such as cycling and mountain biking.
The village provides and equestrian centre as well as an indoor/outdoor tennis club.
The work is surmounted by a plinth, on which stands an equestrian statue of George Washington.
This marks a decisive step in the assumption of full provincial governorships by equestrians, with the first equestrian "praesides provinciae" appearing in the 270s.
Timesitheus was a Roman of equestrian rank.
While completing her master's degree in equine exercise physiology at Texas A University (TAMU), Boening served as assistant coach on the Texas A equestrian team.
With the Bourbon Restoration, Lemot was entrusted with the recasting of the equestrian monument to Henri IV that had been destroyed during the Revolution.

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