horse show

noun

Definition of horse show

: an exhibition of horses that usually includes competition in riding, driving, and jumping

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The origins of the show can be traced to the early 1900s and a genteel horse show held in Southampton as a hospital benefit. New York Times, "Where to Show Off Your $5 Million Horse," 31 Aug. 2019 The horse shows featured several top grand prix riders and competitors from across the state and the country, including participants from Orlando, St. Augustine, Tennessee and Texas. Alex Kushel, sun-sentinel.com, "Riders back in competition at Equestrian Summer Series II," 22 Aug. 2019 Flintridge Riding Club Autumn Classic 2019 horse show — Sept. 25 through 29. La Cañada Valley Sun, "La Cañada area events," 3 Sep. 2019 Kentucky State Fair 2019 What: The Kentucky State Fair is an annual showcase in Louisville that features livestock exhibits and horse shows, live music, games and activities, amusement park rides, food and merchandise vendors, and more. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, "Green goo and ghost peppers: When fair food entries go wrong, these judges pay the price," 16 Aug. 2019 The Escondido Valley Riders Association used the land for horse shows until the property was eventually sold to the City. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Celebration of Escondido’s Washington Park set for Saturday," 16 July 2019 Lehar and other Halliburton staff were at the fair to hand out hamburgers and other barbecue offerings to participants of 4-H competitions that included a horse show and cake decorating. John Aguilar, The Denver Post, "Denver Post listening tour: Greeley sees a renaissance, but has its worries, too," 28 July 2019 The annual fair boasts a new and expanded draft horse show, your favorite fair foods, duck and goat racing, homemaking exhibits, and the popular Mutton Bustin Rodeo for children. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lifest 2019, Art Fair on the Square, and more to do around Wisconsin this week," 7 July 2019 As an extra perk, staff enjoys entry to local events such as Barret Jackson, WM Phoenix Open and horse shows. 13. Leigh Farr, azcentral, "MEDIUM COMPANY RANKINGS:," 13 June 2019

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1813, in the meaning defined above

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horse show

noun

English Language Learners Definition of horse show

: an event where people bring horses to compete against one another

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