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1. Of or pertaining to horses or horsemen, or to horsemanship; as, equestrian feats, or games.

2. Being or riding on horseback; mounted; as, an equestrian statue. An equestrian lady appeared upon the plains. (Spectator)

3. Belonging to, or composed of, the ancient roman equities or knights; as, the equestrian order.

Origin: L. Equester, from eques horseman, fr. Equus horse: cf. F. Equestre. See equine.

One who rides on horseback; a horseman; a rider.