capriole


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capriole

1. Dressage a high upward but not forward leap made by a horse with all four feet off the ground
2. Dancing a leap from bent knees
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Capriole said Westboro's neighbors have "the same list of accomplishments,'' but "do it with larger class sizes.
Additionally, cheesemakers here have developed many uniquely American examples, some of which have achieved cult status, such as the enigmatic Humboldt Fog from Cypress Grove Chevre and Wabash Cannonball from Capriole, to name just two.
La Barbaro ricostruisce, tramite il cammino che porta dalle prime raccolte poetiche (solo qualche accenno alla prosa di : riflessi, del Controdolore, del Piacere della Memoria e della novella Il gobbo) a quelle della stagione futurista, la graduale metamorfosi del Pierrot in incendiario, e quindi il cammino che conduce il clown palazzeschiano "dal silenzio e dalla malinconia, alle capriole e all'irriverenza carnevalesca" (69), dal dolore di chi si sente accerchiato e sa di dover rimanere immobile e muto, alla conquista della gioia attraverso il salto acrobatico della leggerezza secondo quella che e la filosofia dichiarata dallo stesso fiorentino nel manifesto del Controdolore.
At these schools horses were and continue to be taught 'airs' (or moves above ground) such as the capriole (a horse will leap from the ground, pulling in its forelegs while also kicking out its hind legs) or levade (in which a horse balances on its haunches at an angle of 45 degrees, which obviously requires great strength and control).
The crowd gasped, snapped photos and applauded wildly, particularly at the show's trademark jump, called a capriole.
Audiences can expect to be wowed by the amazing athletic feats of the Lipizzans, including the Capriole trick, a movement heralded by head rider Victor Pozzo as the most well-known and exciting part of the show.
Those interested in the techniques used to train the horses in classical dressage were treated to a small display of the equestrian aires including the Pesade, Capriole and Levade.
A horse could rear up on its back legs into a levade to avoid foot soldiers, while the capriole (or leap) lifted the horse and rider out of danger.
Then, to the shock of all, the burro bolts backward with a violent capriole.