Definition of haute école in English:

haute école

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Pronunciation: /ˌəʊt eɪˈkɒl


[mass noun]
The art or practice of advanced classical dressage.
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  • The haute école of classical equitation includes movements with direct military application, like the capriole which was originally intended to enable a horseman to use his steed to kick an attacker approaching from behind.
  • Cavalia's European ‘horse-whisperer’ Frédéric Pignon and his wife, Magali Delgado (a gifted trainer and performer with a specialty in haute école), bring an approach to horses marked by kindness and respect.
  • With reins alone, the horse will perform some of the most exacting movements of Haute École.


French, literally 'high school'.

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