riding horse

Definitions of riding horse
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n a lightweight horse kept for riding only

Synonyms:
mount, saddle horse
Types:
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remount
a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
palfrey
especially a light saddle horse for a woman
warhorse
horse used in war
prancer
a mettlesome or fiery horse
hack
a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
cow pony
a light saddle horse trained for herding cattle
quarter horse
a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia
Morgan
an American breed of small compact saddle horses
Plantation walking horse, Tennessee walker, Tennessee walking horse, Walking horse
a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk
American saddle horse
a high-stepping horse originating in Kentucky
Appaloosa
a hardy breed of saddle horse developed in western North America and characteristically having a spotted rump
Arab, Arabian
a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia
Lipizzan, Lippizan, Lippizaner
a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage
buckskin
horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
crow-bait, crowbait
an emaciated horse likely soon to become carrion and so attractive to crows
dun
horse of a dull brownish grey color
gray, grey
horse of a light gray or whitish color
cavalry horse
horse trained for battle
charger, courser
formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
steed
(literary) a spirited horse for state or war
Type of:
Equus caballus, horse
solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

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