equitation


eq·ui·ta·tion

noun \ˌe-kwə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of EQUITATION

:  the act or art of riding on horseback

Origin of EQUITATION

Middle French, from Latin equitation-, equitatio, from equitare to ride on horseback, from equit-, eques horseman, from equus horse
First Known Use: 1562

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