cutting horse
noun Date: 1881 an agile saddle horse trained to separate individual animals from a cattle herd

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  • cutting horse — a saddle horse trained to separate calves, steers, etc., from a herd. [1880 85] * * * Light saddle horse trained to cut (isolate) livestock, especially cattle, from herds. Most are quarter horses, with the intelligence, speed, and ability to make …   Universalium

  • cutting horse — cut′ting horse n. dch a saddle horse trained to separate calves, steers, etc., from a herd • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • cutting horse — noun : a quick light saddle horse trained for use in separating cattle from a herd compare quarter horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cutting horse — специально тренированная лошадь, используемая при отделении неклейменных телят от их матерей; …   Словарь дикого запада

  • Canadian cutting horse — The Canadian Cutting Horse type of horse used for cutting and ranch work in Canada. Most are largely based on the American Quarter Horse, and used for ranch work.Canadian Cutting Horse Association s (CCHA) primary function is to promote the… …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian Cutting Horse — Espèce Cheval (Equus caballus) Région d’origine Région …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • National Cutting Horse Association — The National Cutting Horse Association (or NCHA) is an equestrian organization in the United States that promotes and stages cutting events.[1] It was founded in 1946 at the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, and put on its first… …   Wikipedia

  • Cutting (sport) — Cutting A cutting horse working a cow. Highest governing body National Cutting Horse Association Characteristics Categorization Western riding …   Wikipedia

  • Horse show — A Horse show is a judged exhibition of horses and ponies. Many different horse breeds and equestrian disciplines hold competitions worldwide, from local to the international levels. Most horse shows run from one to three days, sometimes longer… …   Wikipedia

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