on horseback

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Definition of on horseback

: on the back of a horse : by riding a horse Before the invention of the automobile, people often traveled on horseback.

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“On horseback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20horseback. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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