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also wal·er  (wā′lər)
A saddle horse of a hardy breed developed in Australia and widely used by British and Australian military forces from the mid-1800s through World War I.

[After New South Wales + -er.]


(Breeds) chiefly Austral a saddle horse originating in New South Wales
[C19: from Wales, in New South Wales]


(ˈweɪ lər)

a strong Australian horse bred chiefly in New South Wales, formerly exported in large numbers for use as military saddle horses.
[1840–50; after New South Wales; see -er1]
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Before the actual ballot, Amanda Kettlestring and Mark Hanson from the Waler Horse Society of Australia, outlined the conditions of adoption; in addition they stressed the need to keep these desert horses yarded and on dried grass feed.