E*ques"tri*an (?), a. [L. equester, from eques horseman, fr. equus horse: cf. F. 'equestre. See Equine.]


Of or pertaining to horses or horsemen, or to horsemanship; as, equestrian feats, or games.


Being or riding on horseback; mounted; as, an equestrian statue.

An equestrian lady appeared upon the plains. Spectator.


Belonging to, or composed of, the ancient Roman equities or knights; as, the equestrian order.



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E*ques"tri*an, n.

One who rides on horseback; a horseman; a rider.


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