Definition of horseman in English:



  • A rider on horseback, especially a skilled one.

    • ‘Representatives of horsemen and breeders pleaded with the commissioners not to approve the plan.’
    • ‘Turfway is asking all horsemen to log their horses' temperatures twice a day.’
    • ‘They were legendary horsemen, skilled in fighting both mounted and on foot.’
    • ‘The Irishman has been one of the leading jockeys of recent seasons and is one of the shrewdest horsemen around.’
    • ‘A lot of the old horsemen teaching this stuff took a lifetime to learn it.’
    • ‘The horsemen's executive committee met on Tuesday and could come up with no solution for the problem.’
    • ‘It is fantastic to see him reach this milestone - he is one of the best horseman in the business’
    • ‘One of our biggest regrets is that the horsemen, who have really stuck with us over the years, now have one less place to go.’
    • ‘This statement is meant to appeal to the romantic image of Arabs as warriors and skilled horsemen.’
    • ‘At the lake you can arrange logistics with the Kazakh horsemen who operate horseback riding services there.’
    • ‘Ask your friends and fellow horsemen what they like and dislike about the barns that they work in.’
    • ‘If you have any questions or concerns, ask an experienced horseman or veterinarian for instruction.’
    • ‘The trio plans to spend a few days visiting horsemen and officials around Newmarket.’
    • ‘But what they are basically looking for is evidence that the horseman is trying to make a profit.’
    • ‘The changes followed comments at a public hearing and meetings with horsemen.’
    • ‘Moorhouse was impressed with all three horsemen and the progress they made with the fillies.’
    • ‘Harvey was a very good rider and an excellent horseman.’
    • ‘Many horsemen were hopeful for a January opening, but few now believe that is possible.’
    • ‘The horseman should be poised, relaxed and in control of the situation.’
    • ‘It is very important to become a better horseman and be aware of the little changes in your horse's behavior and attitude.’
    rider, equestrian, horse rider, jockey, horsewoman
    cavalryman, horse soldier, trooper, dragoon, knight
    hussar, cavalier
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