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adverb & adjective
Mounted on a horse.[as adjective] ‘a daring horseback rescue’[as adverb] ‘they rode horseback along the trail’
on horseback, mounted, riding, in the saddleon horseback, mounted, riding, in the saddleView synonyms
- ‘Tents were being moved into wagons and onto horseback, along with their contents.’
- ‘We stop by the lake for a coffee and takakau (Maori bread) before one last ride up the hill to finish our horseback journey.’
- ‘Other activities include boat cruise, bush dinners, lion walks and encounter, crocodile farm tours and horseback safaris.’
- ‘Europeans are shown hunting deer and riding horseback as well as fishing, both from the shore and from boats.’
- ‘Go horseback trail riding, followed by a spot of fishing.’
- ‘After that she never rode horseback in the parade again.’
- ‘It was here I went on my first horseback ride, with a mount easier to handle than even my rental car and a friendly Indian wrangler guide.’
- ‘But I do travel a lot, and riding horseback is a great way to see a country from a different perspective.’
- ‘Jack rides horseback along the road in the opposite direction.’
- ‘We would ride so far and so long when I was a kid, that I would fall asleep horseback and fall off.’
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