Definition of horsewoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːswʊmən/

noun (plural horsewomen)

A woman who rides on horseback, especially a skilled one.
Example sentences
  • TJ has also organized a group of horsewomen who meet semi-regularly for trail rides, competitions and social activities called the Yee Ha Sisterhood.
  • Letters from her grand tour show that at twenty-three she was a capable horsewoman, riding some distance over rough terrain without much fatigue.
  • Bella Button was a skilled horsewoman who drove winners in a number of races in the 1890s until the South Island Trotting Association resolved that only men would be allowed to drive at meetings.

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