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haute école

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Pronunciation: /ˌəʊt eɪˈkɒl
 
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Definition of haute école in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The art or practice of advanced classical dressage.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

French, literally 'high school'.

Words that rhyme with haute école

boll, Chabrol, Coll, doll, Guignol, loll, moll, pol, poll, skol, sol, troll, vol

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