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Synonyms for capriole

(dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump

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a playful leap or hop

perform a capriole, of horses in dressage

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perform a capriole, in ballet

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Capriole said Westboro's neighbors have "the same list of accomplishments,'' but "do it with larger class sizes.
Those interested in the techniques used to train the horses in classical dressage were treated to a small display of the equestrian aires including the Pesade, Capriole and Levade.
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In the Capriole movement, the horse raises its front legs and body up off the ground, and kicks its hind legs straight back," he said.
The crowd gasped, snapped photos and applauded wildly, particularly at the show's trademark jump, called a capriole.
At these schools horses were and continue to be taught 'airs' (or moves above ground) such as the capriole (a horse will leap from the ground, pulling in its forelegs while also kicking out its hind legs) or levade (in which a horse balances on its haunches at an angle of 45 degrees, which obviously requires great strength and control).
Mercer County's Cultural and Heritage Commission has awarded CAPRIOLE PRODUCTIONS a $1000 grant for its documentary entitled City of Hope: A Childrens' Story.