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  1. habit, riding habitnoun

    attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)


  1. riding habitnoun

    A woman's garment for horseback riding.


  1. riding habit

    A riding habit is a traditional style of clothing specifically designed for horseback riding. It typically includes tight trousers or breeches, a jacket with tails, and often a top hat or other headgear. Although initially worn by both men and women, it later become associated primarily with women's equestrian attire, especially in the 18th and 19th centuries. It has evolved to include more practical and modern styles while maintaining a formal and elegant appearance.


  1. Riding habit

    A riding habit is women's clothing for horseback riding. Since the mid-17th century, a formal habit for riding sidesaddle usually consisted of: ⁕A tailored jacket with a long skirt to match ⁕A tailored shirt or chemisette ⁕A hat, often in the most formal men's style of the day Low-heeled boots, gloves, and often a necktie or stock complete the ensemble. Typically, throughout the period the riding habit used details from male dress, whether large turned cuffs, gold trims or buttons. The colours were very often darker and more masculine than those on normal clothes. Earlier styles can be similar to the dresses worn by boys before breeching in these respects. When high waists were the fashion, from roughly 1790 to 1820, the habit could be a coat dress called a riding coat or a petticoat with a short jacket.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of riding habit in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of riding habit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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