Simple Definition of dressage
: a competition in which horses perform special movements in response to signals from their riders
Full Definition of dressage
: the execution by a trained horse of precision movements in response to barely perceptible signals from its rider
Origin of dressage
French, from dresser to train, drill, from Middle French
First Known Use: 1936
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