vaulting horse


noun Gymnastics.

a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor-supported apparatus, braced horizontally at an adjustable height, used for hand support and pushing off in vaulting.

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Also called long horse.
Compare pommel horse.

Origin of vaulting horse

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for vaulting horse

vaulting horse

noun

gymnastics a padded apparatus on legs, used for vaulting exercisesAlso called: buck
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