cutting horse


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cutting horse

n.
A saddle horse specially trained to separate individual animals from a cattle herd.

cutting horse

n
(Agriculture) US and Canadian a saddle horse trained for use in separating an individual animal, such as a cow, from a herd

cut′ting horse`


n.
a saddle horse trained to separate calves, steers, etc., from a herd.
[1880–85]

cutting horse

- One trained to cut cattle out of a herd.
See also related terms for herd.
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