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Horseback riding   /hˈɔrsbˌæk rˈaɪdɪŋ/   Listen
Horseback riding

noun
1.
The sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements.  Synonyms: equitation, riding.
2.
Travel by being carried on horseback.  Synonym: riding.






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"Horseback riding" Quotes from Famous Books



... disheveled women walked from the corral to their homes; and very glad one of them was to get home, too! Hereafter I shall confine myself to horseback riding—for, even if John is frisky at times, I prefer to take my chances with the one horse, to four little long-eared government mules! But I have learned to ride very well, and have a secure seat now. My teachers, Faye and Lieutenant Baldwin, have been most exacting, but that I wanted. Of course ...
— Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888 • Frances M.A. Roe

... to be considered, in order to secure restoration of the sexual powers. Constipation must be carefully avoided. If the kidneys do not work in good order, some remedy for their restoration must be taken. Take plenty of out-door excercise avoid horseback riding or heavy exhaustive work. ...
— Searchlights on Health - The Science of Eugenics • B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols

... not only useful, but a delightful companion. What time could be spent from rehearsals, she spent with him. In the familiar, intimate, theatrical style, they already called each other by their first names. They went out horseback riding together, and he took her for long automobile trips, showing her many of the wonderful places with which Colorado abounds. They played golf at Broadmoor, and fished black-spotted trout in South Platte river. They drank health-giving ...
— The Easiest Way - A Story of Metropolitan Life • Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow

... face death in open day a hundred times over rather than endure for an hour the terrors I suffered that night. Every bush I saw I took for a figure lurking by the roadside, while solitary trees I had to pass assumed the form and shape and even movement of an enemy on horseback riding silently down to meet me. Again and again I clutched my revolver, and even now I cannot tell what power prevented me from firing at my phantom foes. Over and over again I reined up to listen, and at such ...
— Our Home in the Silver West - A Story of Struggle and Adventure • Gordon Stables



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