Definition of travers in English:

travers

Syllabification: trav·ers
Pronunciation: /ˈtravərs, trəˈvərs
 
/
(also traverse)

noun

A movement performed in dressage, in which the horse moves parallel to the side of the arena, with its shoulders carried closer to the wall than its hindquarters and its body curved toward the center.

Origin

French, from pied de travers 'foot askew'.

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