cutting horse


noun

a saddle horse trained to separate calves, steers, etc., from a herd.

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Origin of cutting horse

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for cutting horse

cutting horse

noun

US and Canadian a saddle horse trained for use in separating an individual animal, such as a cow, from a herd
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