noun Western U.S.
a horse or pony used in herding cattle.
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Origin of stock horse
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby stock horse
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Example sentences from the Web for stock horse
Once I stopped to look at Jim: I just sat back and the mare 'propped'—she'd been a stock-horse, and was used to 'cutting-out'.Joe Wilson and His Mates|Henry Lawson