Tennessee walking horse

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Tennessee walking horse

A saddle horse of a breed developed in Tennessee, having a light build and noted for its smooth gaits. Also called Tennessee walker.

Tennessee Walking Horse

(Breeds) an American breed of horse, marked by its stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk. Often shortened to: Walking Horse

Ten′nessee walk′ing horse`

one of a breed of saddle horses developed largely from Standardbred and Morgan stock and having a distinctive gait, the running walk.
[1940–45, Amer.]
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Noun1.Tennessee walking horse - a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walkTennessee walking horse - a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
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boot, collar, chain, roller, or other device that encircles or is placed upon the lower extremity of the leg of a horse) on any limb of Tennessee walking horses, spotted saddle horses, or racking horses at horse shows, exhibitions, sales or auctions and bans weighted shoes, pads, wedges, hoof bands or other devices that are not used for protective or therapeutic purposes;
Elizabeth Graves - Licensed Tennessee Walking Horse judge and gaited horse trainer
A unique exhibition is under way in Shelbyville, Tennessee -- the 72nd annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
The groups opposed to the bill include the Nation's largest and most prestigious animal medicine groups such as, American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Equine Practitioners; state and county government organizations including the National Association of Counties and the National Association of State Agriculture Departments; the vast majority of the nation's horse owner organizations, including the American Quarter Horse Association, the Tennessee Walking Horse Association and the American Paint Horse Association; and animal agriculture groups, such as the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, and the National Chicken Council.
Designed to appeal to business and family travelers, the Inn hosts visitors to nearby Shelbyville for the Tennessee Walking Horse Show.

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