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horse show

a competitive display of the capabilities and qualities of horses and their riders or handlers, usually held as an annual event.
Origin of horse show
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She just gave 'em the horse show stare, as cool as a mint frappé.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • Does the man on the horse show his character in his bearing?

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10

    Charles Herbert Sylvester
  • She remembered me from the day at the Prinzenhof, or the horse show, perhaps.

  • Thanks; Millicent's taking me along with her to the horse show.

    The Big Drum Arthur Pinero
  • And if you happen to be at the horse show any other night this week, drop in at our box, you know.

    Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  • Did you buy this to wear at the horse show, or at a meeting of mothers' helpers?

    The Rover Boys on a Tour Arthur M. Winfield
  • What factors in your judgment contribute most to the success of the horse show?

    The Genial Idiot John Kendrick Bangs
  • When are you going to show me the cob that you bought at the horse show?

    All on the Irish Shore E. Somerville and Martin Ross
  • She examined him with the critical gaze which she might have given a hackney at a horse show.

    Paradise Garden George Gibbs
  • Well, my wench—you be tricked out as though you was off to the horse show.

    Six Plays Florence Henrietta Darwin

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