horse show
horseshow horse"show`, horse show horse" show` . a competitive exhibition of horses. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • horse show — horse shows N COUNT A horse show is a sporting event in which people riding horses compete in order to demonstrate their skill and control. Syn: gymkhana …   English dictionary

  • horse show — n a sports event in which people compete to show their skill in riding horses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • horse show — horse′ show n. spo a competitive display of the capabilities and qualities of horses and their riders or handlers • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Horse show — A Horse show is a judged exhibition of horses and ponies. Many different horse breeds and equestrian disciplines hold competitions worldwide, from local to the international levels. Most horse shows run from one to three days, sometimes longer… …   Wikipedia

  • horse show — a competitive display of the capabilities and qualities of horses and their riders or handlers, usually held as an annual event. [1855 60, Amer.] * * *       exhibition of horses and horsemanship, derived from the medieval tournaments and… …   Universalium

  • horse show — event where horse s are exhibited and judged for their breeding and abilities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horse show — noun (C) a sports event in which people riding horses compete to show their skill in riding …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • horse show — noun Date: 1813 an exhibition of horses that usually includes competition in riding, driving, and jumping …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • horse show — An exhibition of horses, often including a demonstration of the gaits of the animals …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • horse show — noun : a competitive exhibition of horses and vehicles especially as an annual fashionable event * * * a competitive display of the capabilities and qualities of horses and their riders or handlers, usually held as an annual event. [1855 60, Amer …   Useful english dictionary

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