cow pony


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cow pony

n.
A small agile horse used in herding cattle.
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cow pony

n
(Breeds) a horse used by cowboys when herding
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cow′ po`ny


n.
a small agile horse used by cowhands.
[1870–75]
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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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For folks that think they are too small to be a cow pony, they have plenty of barrel and well sprung ribs to take up the leg room.
In John Wayne's West--hell, even in Kevin Costner's--a man would rather sleep with his cow pony than with another cowboy.
Tex, a cow pony, provided Frieda's first transportation.