Meaning of equestrian

e•ques•tri•an

Pronunciation: (i-kwes'trē-un), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to horseback riding or horseback riders: equestrian skill.
  2. mounted on horseback: equestrian knights.
  3. representing a person mounted on a horse: an equestrian statue.
  4. pertaining to or composed of knights or mounted warriors: an equestrian code of honor.
  5. of or pertaining to the ancient Roman equites.
—n.
  1. a person who rides horses.
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