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A horse bred or trained for riding.
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(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a lightweight horse kept for riding only. Also called: saddler Compare carthorse
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1. a horse bred, trained, or used for riding.
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|Noun||1.||saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only|
remount - a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
palfrey - especially a light saddle horse for a woman
warhorse - horse used in war
prancer - a mettlesome or fiery horse
hack - a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
cow pony - a light saddle horse trained for herding cattle
quarter horse - a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia
Morgan - an American breed of small compact saddle horses
Plantation walking horse, Tennessee walker, Tennessee walking horse, Walking horse - a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk
American saddle horse - a high-stepping horse originating in Kentucky
Appaloosa - a hardy breed of saddle horse developed in western North America and characteristically having a spotted rump
Lipizzan, Lippizan, Lippizaner - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage; "a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old"
buckskin - horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
dun - horse of a dull brownish grey color
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