Equestrian vs Eventing - What's the difference?

equestrian | eventing |


As nouns the difference between equestrian and eventing

is that equestrian is an equestrian person; a horserider while eventing is an equestrian event which comprises dressage, cross-country, and showjumping.

As an adjective equestrian

is of horseback riding or horseback riders.

equestrian

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of horseback riding or horseback riders
  • They were an equestrian people.
    After his death an equestrian statue was created.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • an equestrian person; a horserider
  • Hyponyms

    * equestrienne

    Derived terms

    * equestrianism

    eventing

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia eventing)
  • An equestrian event which comprises dressage, cross-country, and showjumping.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=February 23, author=Katie Thomas, title=Equestrian Rider’s Recovery Serves as Reminder of Sport’s Danger, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Chiacchia had to relearn the basics of walking and tying his shoes, but is now back competing in eventing . }}

    Derived terms

    * three day eventing