plough horse


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Noun1.plough horse - a horse used to pull a plowplough horse - a horse used to pull a plow    
workhorse - a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
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1924 MASTER Robert, who had been a Donegal plough horse before being bought for PS50, landed a rags to riches win under Bob Trudgill.
Alcohol-soaked farmer Ted Narracott (Peter Mullan) pays over the odds for a foal called Joey to spite landlord Mr Lyons (David Thewlis) when he is supposed to be buying a plough horse.
Alcohol-soaked farmer Ted Narracott (Peter Mullan) pays over the odds for a foal called Joey to spite landlord Lyons (David Thewlis) when he is supposed to be buying a plough horse.
He's a plough horse, he's the ugliest racehorse I've ever seen but he's got the biggest heart, he jumps like a buck and keeps going.
I thought we'd be struggling to catch the leader but he's got the heart of a lion even though he looks like a plough horse and the ugliest thing you've ever seen
The film follows the amazing friendship between a plough horse named Joey and a young man called Albert (21-year-old British star Jeremy Irvine) who tames and trains him.