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saddle horse

a horse bred, trained, or used for riding.
Origin of saddle horse
First recorded in 1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • May 17th, the three saddle horse put to grass to the town meddowes for nine ducets tyll Mychelmas.

  • I purchased him as a saddle horse purely for my own use and pleasure.

    Frank Merriwell's Races Burt L. Standish
  • I saw that the horse had been one of medium size,—a saddle horse, shod with a "store" shoe, remodelled by some smith.

    Dwellers in the Hills Melville Davisson Post
  • I had ordered a saddle horse to be ready for me in the morning.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • You'll be Mr. Devine who wrote me about the room and a saddle horse?

    A Damaged Reputation Harold Bindloss
  • The big boss keeps this plot for his saddle horse to graze on.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • No matter what vicissitudes of fortune have overtaken him, he has always kept a saddle horse.

  • In a saddle horse there are other points than height to be considered.

    How Women Should Ride C. De Hurst
  • But the saddle horse was rented at times to white folk of whom Sam approved.

    Ralestone Luck Andre Norton
  • Then they want something fancy like a Kentucky saddle horse.

    Ticktock and Jim Keith Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for saddle horse

saddle horse

a lightweight horse kept for riding only Also called saddler Compare carthorse
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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