- a small, fast, agile horse trained for use by cowhands in herding cattle.
Origin of cow pony
Examples from the Web for cow pony
Historical Examples of cow pony
Wadley's quirt burned the flank of the cow-pony and it leaped for the road.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
He was no cow-pony and he objected to the dragging of the waif.The Trail Boys on the Plains
Jay Winthrop Allen
The cow-pony began to slide, haunches down and forelegs stiffened.Frances of the Ranges
Amy Bell Marlowe
It was rough going, but nothing in reason can stop a cow-pony.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West
William MacLeod Raine
But Simon was more alert, and came about like a cow-pony, emitting terrible bellows.The Plow-Woman
- a horse used by cowboys when herding