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A young rider at a horse show in Australia
Central Park - New York in May, 1940

Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, horseman, horse)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> more often known as riding, horseback riding (American English) or horse riding (British English)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> referring to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses. This broad description includes the use of horses for practical working purposes, transportation, recreational activities, artistic or cultural exercises, and competitive sport.


Equestrianism sections
Intro  Overview of equestrian activities  History of horse use  Horse racing  International and Olympic disciplines  Haute \u00c9cole  Horse shows  \"English\" riding  \"Western\" riding  Rodeo  Harness  Other equestrian activities  Health issues  Criticism of horses in sport   Horse riding on coinage   See also  References  External links  

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