Definition of equitation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌekwɪˈteɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌekwɪˈteɪʃn//
[uncountable] (formal) Equine sports
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the skills and activities connected with riding, driving, or keeping horses See related entries: Equine sports Word Originmid 16th cent.: from French équitation or Latin equitatio(n-), from equitare ‘ride a horse’, from eques, equit- ‘horseman’ (from equus ‘horse’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: equitation