horse riding meaning, horse riding definition | English Cobuild dictionary


horse riding

   , horse-riding  
Horse riding is the activity of riding a horse, especially for enjoyment or as a form of exercise.  
  (BRIT)      n-uncount  
in AM, use horseback riding     
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colt, cuddy or cuddie     (dialect, chiefly Scots.)   dobbin, filly, gee-gee     (slang)   gelding, hobby     (archaic or dialect)   jade, mare, moke     (Austral. slang)   mount, nag, stallion, steed     (archaic or literary)   studhorse or stud, yarraman     (Austral.)   yearling  

horse around      , about  
clown, fool about or around, misbehave, play the fool, play the goat, roughhouse     (slang)  
horse sense     
common sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   judgment, mother wit, nous     (Brit. slang)   practicality  
backwoods, inferior, minor, obscure, petty, quiet, sleepy, slow, small, small-time     (informal)   tinpot     (Brit. informal)   unimportant  

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it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions


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