cow pony

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cow pony

n.
A small agile horse used in herding cattle.

cow pony

n
(Breeds) a horse used by cowboys when herding

cow′ po`ny


n.
a small agile horse used by cowhands.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cow pony - a light saddle horse trained for herding cattlecow pony - a light saddle horse trained for herding cattle
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
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