French Equestrian (Horseback Riding) Vocabulary

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On this page you’ll find a complete list of French equestrian (horseback riding) vocabulary. In French, to say ‘to go horseback riding’ you can say both faire du cheval and monter à cheval.

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  • le cheval horse
  • le cavalier horse rider
  • la selle saddle
  • les rênes reins
  • la bombe riding hat
  • la crinière mane
  • la queue tail
  • la botte riding boots
  • l’étrier stirrup
  • la sangle girth
  • le jodhpur jodhpurs
  • le fer à cheval horseshoe
  • la cravache riding crop
  • le mors bit
  • la muserolle noseband
  • le frontail browband
  • la selle de femme side-saddle
  • le petit galop canter
  • le galup gallop
  • le pas walk
  • le trot trot
  • le saut jump
  • le valet d’écurie stable
  • le licou halter
  • l’enclos paddock
  • l’arène arena
  • le champs de courses racecourse
  • la course de plat flat race
  • le cheval de course racehorse
  • le course de chevaux horse race
  • le steeple steeplechase
  • la course de trot harness race
  • le rodéo rodeo
  • le jumping showjumping
  • la course attelée carriage race
  • la randonnée trekking
  • le polo polo
  • le dressage dressage
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