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a caper or leap.
Manège. a movement in which the horse jumps up with its forelegs well drawn in, kicks out with its hind legs in a horizontal position in the air, and then lands again on the same spot.
to execute a capriole.
Historical Examples

The School of Recreation (1684 edition) Robert Howlett

(dressage) a high upward but not forward leap made by a horse with all four feet off the ground
(dancing) a leap from bent knees
(intransitive) to perform a capriole


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