saddle horse


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saddle horse

n.
A horse bred or trained for riding.

saddle horse

n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a lightweight horse kept for riding only. Also called: saddler Compare carthorse

sad′dle horse`


n.
1. a horse bred, trained, or used for riding.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding onlysaddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
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
Arab, Arabian - a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia
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
crowbait, crow-bait - an emaciated horse likely soon to become carrion and so attractive to crows
dun - horse of a dull brownish grey color
gray, grey - horse of a light gray or whitish color
References in classic literature ?
Finally I could endure the suspense no longer, and, arming myself with my two Colt revolvers and a carbine, I strapped two belts of cartridges about me and catching my saddle horse, started down the trail taken by Powell in the morning.
For right before the gate a livery servant rode slowly up and down, leading a saddle horse.
Passing by Kutuzov's carriage and the exhausted saddle horses of his suite, with their Cossacks who were talking loudly together, Prince Andrew entered the passage.
Horses of this race were, and are still, in much request as saddle horses, on account of their hardiness and the ease of their movements.
Hall and his wife owned a pair of saddle horses which were kept at the livery stable, and here Billy naturally gravitated.
No Mercy (Weigel, Llanddewi Velfrey) hung up his harness at the end of the season after another good year when he retained his title as saddle horse of the year, partnered as always by Jayne Bevan from Llanddewi who retained the leading jockey title.
In the meantime, she lived in a remote "teacherage" with electricity but no phone, plumbing, or running water; she had to park her car so far away that she made use of a saddle horse ("Orphan Annie") in the schoolyard.
With two horses, once you've got meat on the ground, you can load the pack animal, swing aboard your saddle horse, and ride to camp rather than hiking and leading one meat-laden horse.
Tonto, an experienced side saddle horse who has competed at the County Show, is now available for lessons.
The Tod's Sella collection that is a favourite of the likes of actress Cate Blanchet and model Karolina Kurkova comprises elegant handbags in smooth saddle horse leather.
Young, adventurous and widowed in a new land, Cassandra Courtney Brooks finds her dream of raising a superior breed of saddle horse slipping away with the death of her husband.