Synonyme von equestrian: Equestrian events, sports and horse races
Ascota town in S England, in Bracknell Forest unitary authority, Berkshire: noted for its horse-race meetings, esp Royal Ascot, a four-day meeting held in June. Pop: 8755 (2001) Badmintona village in SW England, in South Gloucestershire unitary authority, Gloucestershire: site of Badminton House, seat of the Duke of Beaufort; annual horse trials buckjumping (Australian)cavalcadeclaiming race (US, Canadian)a race in which each owner declares beforehand the price at which his or her horse will be offered for sale after the race classicany of the five principal races for three-year-old horses in Britain, namely the One Thousand Guineas, Two Thousand Guineas, Derby, Oaks, and Saint Leger Derbyan annual horse race run at Epsom Downs, Surrey, since 1780: one of the English flat-racing classics dressagethe method of training a horse to perform manoeuvres in response to the rider's body signals eventingthe sport of taking part in equestrian competitions (esp three-day events), usually consisting of three sections: dressage, cross-country riding, and showjumping Grand Nationalgymkhanaan event in which horses and riders display skill and aptitude in various races and contests harness racinghorse racingan organized sport, closely associated with gambling, in which riders race horses over dedicated courses, often incorporating hurdles. hunta party or institution organized for the pursuit of wild animals or game, esp for sport joustjump-offan extra round in a showjumping contest when two or more horses are equal first, the fastest round deciding the winner Kentucky Derbya race for three-year-old horses run annually since 1875 at Louisville, Kentucky meetinga sporting competition, as of athletes, or of horse racing nursery stakesa race for two-year-old horses Oaksa horse race for fillies held annually at Epsom since 1779: one of the classics of English flat racing One Thousand Guineaspicnic race (Australian)platea cup or trophy awarded to the winner of a sporting contest, esp a horse race point-to-pointa steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting polopuissancea competition in showjumping that tests a horse's ability to jump a limited number of large obstacles race meetinga prearranged fixture for racing horses (or sometimes greyhounds) over a set course at set times races, theSaint Legershowjumpingthe riding of horses in competitions to demonstrate skill in jumping over or between various obstacles steeplechasea horse race over a course equipped with obstacles to be jumped, esp artificial hedges, ditches, water jumps, etc sweepstake or (esp U.S.) sweepstakesany event involving a lottery, esp a horse race in which the prize is the competitors' stakes three-day eventingparticipation in a three day equestrian competition consisting of dressage, cross-country jumping, and stadium jumping Two Thousand Guineas ▷ See equestrian
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