Equus caballus


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Related to Equus caballus: Equus ferus, Domestic Horse
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Noun1.Equus caballus - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric timesEquus caballus - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
encolure - the mane of a horse
horseback - the back of a horse
horse's foot - the hoof of a horse
Equus, genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
equid, equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
roan - a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
stable companion, stablemate - a horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person
gee-gee - a word for horse used by children or in adult slang
dawn horse, eohippus - earliest horse; extinct primitive dog-sized four-toed Eocene animal
mesohippus - North American three-toed Oligocene animal; probably not directly ancestral to modern horses
protohippus - Pliocene horse approaching donkeys in size
foal - a young horse
male horse - the male of species Equus caballus
female horse, mare - female equine animal
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
pony - a range horse of the western United States
polo pony - a small agile horse specially bred and trained for playing polo
wild horse - undomesticated or feral domestic horse
hack - a horse kept for hire
nag, jade, hack, plug - an old or over-worked horse
pony - any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
steeplechaser - a horse trained to run in steeplechases
stalking-horse - a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
harness horse - horse used for pulling vehicles
workhorse - a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
post horse, post-horse, poster - a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers
pacer - a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together
high stepper, stepper - a horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting
chestnut - a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
liver chestnut - a solid dark brown horse
bay - a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color
sorrel - a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
palomino - a horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tail
pinto - a spotted or calico horse or pony
withers - the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
gaskin - lower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
poll - the part of the head between the ears
horseflesh, horsemeat - the flesh of horses as food
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The outdoor loose housing system of this farm hosting 2 oxen (Bos taurus), 2 horses (Equus caballus), 5 goats (Capra hircus), 4 alpacas (Vicugnapacos), 8 fallow deer (Dama dama), and 15 sheep (Ovis aries) was separated from a stable housing 3 pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus).
An essential book for anyone who's ever been captivated by horses, "The Age of the Horse" is an impressively informed and informative exploration of the enduring connection between humans and Equus caballus in a unique and sweeping panorama of the animal's prominent role in societies around the world and across time.
Prevalence of gastrointestinal helminths of horses (Equus caballus) in the southern guinea savannah zone of northern Nigeria.
Blood samples (8mL) were collected by jugular venipuncture from healthy horses (Equus caballus caballus; n=242), mules (E.
Sixty-one isolates of Sordaria fimicola were isolated from the dung samples of cow (Bos taurus), horse (Equus caballus) buffalo (Bos taurus), donkey (Equus asinus), rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), sheep (Ovis aries), camel (Camelus bactrianus) and goat (Capra hircus) collected from different areas of Lahore by adopting a moist chamber method.
Inmunocontraception in wild horses (Equus caballus) extends reproductive cycle beyond the normal breeding season.
Los primeros fueron realizados en el estado Zulia en caninos (Canis lupus familiaris) [3] y equinos (Equus caballus) [4] y su evaluacion para el momento, se realizo por frotis de capa blanca.
Of concern is that this habitat is being significantly impacted upon by Feral Horses Equus caballus at the site (Tolsma 2008), with a minimum of 31 individuals detected from one remote camera (Roger Bilney unpub.
Dentro del grupo de los perisodactilos, tanto la leche de yegua (Equus caballus) como la de burra (Equus asinus) han sido estudiadas por razones relacionadas con las propiedades nutricionales y terapeuticas difundidas desde tiempos ancestrales, sobre todo en paises de Europa y Asia (8, 11).
According to research worker the level of spontanea changeable of karyotype in animal of species Bos Taurus, Bos Grinniens, Ovis Aries, and Equus Caballus is fluctuating on an average 3, 8 to 24,5% [5- 8, 1, 3-4].