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equestrian

1. of or relating to horses and riding
2. on horseback; mounted
3. depicting or representing a person on horseback
4. History of, relating to, or composed of knights, esp the imperial free knights of the Holy Roman Empire
5. a person skilled in riding and horsemanship
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Is there more of it, and can you furnish me with a copy?” The sugar-boiler, who was busy in his “camp,” at a short distance from the equestrians, turned his head with great indifference, and surveyed the party, as they approached, with admirable coolness.
With this consoling reflection, Marmaduke remounted, and the equestrians passed the sugar-camp, on their way to the promised landscape of Richard.
Phenomenon almost incredible though distinctly seen, what did he then behold but his own metallurgical Louisa, peeping with all her might through a hole in a deal board, and his own mathematical Thomas abasing himself on the ground to catch but a hoof of the graceful equestrian Tyrolean flower-act!
Snodgrass, as the equestrian came trotting up on the tall horse, with his hat over his ears, and shaking all over, as if he would shake to pieces, with the violence of the exercise, 'pick up the whip, there's a good fellow.' Mr.
"Well done, Guitant," cried the cardinal to the equestrian; "I see plainly that, notwithstanding the sixty-four years that have passed over your head, you are still the same man, active and zealous.
On the summit, hard and clear like an equestrian statue upon its pedestal, was a mounted soldier, dark and stern, his rifle poised ready over his forearm.
And those myriads of statues, which peopled all the spaces between the columns of the nave and the choir, kneeling, standing, equestrian, men, women, children, kings, bishops, gendarmes, in stone, in marble, in gold, in silver, in copper, in wax even,--who has brutally swept them away?
The equestrian Wassim Zindaqi ranked first in the third round in the category of 90 cm at a time of 15.68 seconds , followed by the equestrians Shorouk al-Masri and Zein Mohanna respectively.
Various competitions took place in Al-Ula, Bgaig, Al-Qassim and other areas in Saudi Arabia, and points were gathered on equestrians to find the most qualified to participate in international competitions."
Under slogan "Equestrian Competition for Cultural Integration," New Cairo's Platinum Club hosted the International Friendly Club Competition (IFCC) for equestrians from 1 to 3 November for the first time in Egypt.
Shaikh Khalid congratulated Hatab on this new post and wished him success in bringing up the standard of equestrian sports in Africa to highest standards, and noted that his next major task is to prepare a young team of equestrians for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Argentina.
! Riyadh, Safar 5, 1435, Dec 8, 2013, SPA -- Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, General President of Youth Welfare, Chairman of Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and President of the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation praised yesterday the Saudi Equestrians and their achievements at world and Gulf levels in the field of equestrianism.