Then his mettlesome horses claimed his attention for awhile.
You study its moods and its ways as those of a mettlesome horse.
Hardwicke was standing with his gloved hand grasping the mettlesome "Garibaldi's" bridle.
Similarly, she indulged a mettlesome fancy for referring to her hostess as "dear Abigail."
And being a mettlesome young man into the bargain, he rose by unanimous consent to command a native company of the troop.
Her coachman had all he could do to control her mettlesome span of Spanish mares.
There can be no limit to the praise earned by the mettlesome veterans of Jackson's corps, in the deadly fight at Fairview.
It was one of the most mettlesome and shapely mounts I had ever had the pleasure to view.
The horse was mettlesome enough to require all her attention.
She looked in perfect condition--sleek, mettlesome, strong, and beautiful.