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horsemanship

[hawrs-muh n-ship] /ˈhɔrs mənˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
the art, ability, skill, or manner of a horseman.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; horseman + -ship
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  • The family owned-and-operated ranch also offers horseback riding lessons teaching basic techniques of horsemanship to students.
  • He's known for his amazing horsemanship and unique way of life.
  • Those who have never ridden before get a lesson in horsemanship.
  • Take your kids back in time to see an authentic display of medieval horsemanship, including a live jousting tournament.
  • Thus he fortifies himself against charges of unskilful horsemanship.
  • My own experience as regards marksmanship was much the same as my experience as regards horsemanship.
  • He mastered horsemanship becoming an accomplished trick rider and polo player with a three-goal handicap.
  • The rangers then learn basic horsemanship skills and are taught to ride.
  • These modern day cowboys utilize many of the same whistles, calls, and horsemanship techniques that have been used for centuries.
British Dictionary definitions for horsemanship

horsemanship

/ˈhɔːsmənˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
the art of riding on horseback
2.
skill in riding horses
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Word Origin and History for horsemanship
n.

1560s, from horseman + -ship.

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