American saddle horse

[ uh-mer-i-kuhn sad-l hawrs ]
/ əˈmɛr ɪ kən ˈsæd l ˌhɔrs /

noun

one of a breed of horses, raised originally in the United States, that have high-stepping gaits and are bred to the three-gaited or five-gaited type.

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Also called A·mer·i·can sad·dle·bred [sad-l-bred], /ˈsæd l brɛd/, A·mer·i·can sad·dler [sad-ler] /ˈsæd lər/ .

Origin of American saddle horse

First recorded in 1920–25
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