Horseman sentence example
Sam was an excellent horseman - possibly as good as Alex.
He was an excellent horseman, and rode as if he were part of the horse.
As they looked down the street they saw a horseman coming.
The most dreaded by the natives are called " imamba," of which there are at least eight different kinds; these snakes elevate and throw themselves forward, and have been known to pursue a horseman.
The commonest reverse type, a charging horseman, reappears on the Roman coins of Bilbilis, Osca, Segobriga and other places.Advertisement
Grant was the best horseman of his class, and took a respectable place in mathematics, but at his graduation in 1843 he only ranked twenty-first in a class of thirty-nine.
Alvaro too was a master of all the accomplishments the king admired - a fine horseman, a skilful lance and a writer of court verse.
Jefferson was an expert violinist, a good singer and dancer, proficient in outdoor sports, and an excellent horseman.
At the time of his accession Lutf All Khan was only in his twentieth year, very handsome, tall, graceful, and an excellent horseman.
Basil was a brave soldier and a superb horseman; he was to prove himself a strong ruler and an able general.Advertisement
It was in the midst of that awful obscurity that Gustavus met his death - how or where is not absolutely certain; but it would seem that he lost his way in the darkness while leading the Smaland horse to the assistance of his infantry, and was despatched as he lay severely wounded on the ground by a hostile horseman.
Alex was an accomplished horseman â€“ a fact she had discovered when they visited his father's ranch in Texas.
He remarked that every horseman carried a carbine slung across his shoulders and pistols in his holsters.
He was a champion fencer, horseman and marksman, and did all the things expected of a man of his lineage.
On a stormy night in 1336 the local villagers saw a lone horseman dressed in black approach the castle.Advertisement
Out of the night, When the full moon is bright, comes the horseman known as Zorro.
There is a headless horseman who patrols along the Tyndall Avenue at night on his black horse.
Fed up with a career in computer engineering, keen horseman Steve Almond left the UK to run horse riding holidays in Andalusia.
As well as an excellent horseman he was a keen rugby player; he also started writing poetry in his teens.
In addition he is a master horseman, extremely fit, and very acrobatic.Advertisement
A horseman was seen to leave his tent one night at full gallop; he was the bearer of a letter to Osmgn Bey Hasan, the governor of Kine.
Anna's New World of Words, 1611) translates as "a frock, a horseman's cote, a long cote; also a habitation or dwelling," and it is usually held that this in turn is derived from casa, a house (cf.
As they pause at the base of this hill, transfixed by the beauty of the vision, a horseman approaches behind them.
Custom horse hair jewelry is unique and beautiful, and it makes a wonderful gift for a horseman or woman.
Popular women's Ariat styles are Legend Wingtip, Heritage Horseman Russet Rebels, or Sonora Bitterwater Brown.Advertisement
He is an excellent horseman, you know.
Texan is quite a horseman.
Alex was an accomplished horseman – a fact she had discovered when they visited his father's ranch in Texas.
Later, a horseman was due from certain areas.
He was a fine horseman and keen hunter.Advertisement
When disturbed they go off at a swift trot, which soon leaves all pursuit from a man on foot far behind; but if chased by a horseman they break into a gallop, which they can keep up for some distance.
Besides being famous as a hunter of big game, he was a skilful horseman and a good tennis player.
A man of rare intelligence, a fearless horseman and an eloquent orator, Abd-el-Kader had acquired a great reputation by his Abd piety.
For maintaining his seat the horseman should depend upon his thighs and knees only, and not upon the knee and calf; a proper seat should be a mixture of balance and grip; a man riding by balance only is sure to be thrown, while to grip with all one's might during an hour's ride, is to undertake as much exertion as should last for a whole day.
As such he survives in the Charos or Charontas of the modern Greeks - a black bird which darts down upon its prey, or a winged horseman who fastens his victims to the saddle and bears them away to the realms of the dead.Advertisement
Among these are a Roman slab, carved with figures of a horseman trampling upon an enemy, several fine tombs and stones of the 13th and 14th centuries, the frith or fridstool of stone, believed to be the original bishop's throne, and the fine Perpendicular roodscreen of oak, retaining its loft.
How it chanced we know not; James's horse seems to have run away and thrown him (he was a bad horseman), and the story goes that he was taken into a cottage and stabbed by a priest.
He had, further, a noble bearing and majestic walk, a frame capable of enduring any amount of fatigue, and is said to have been "the best shot, the best spearman, the best runner, and the best horseman in Abyssinia."
An accomplished horseman, he built a superb Riding School within the castle walls.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?Advertisement
Turning the horse sharply, he again jumped the ditch, and deferentially addressed the horseman with the white plumes, evidently suggesting that he should do the same.
Beside him was Simon Chekmar, his personal attendant, an old horseman now somewhat stiff in the saddle.