harness horse
noun Date: 1861 a horse for racing or working in harness

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • light harness horse — light harness horse, any horse bred as a trotter or pacer, especially for use in harness racing. Morgans are light harness horses …   Useful english dictionary

  • Harness racing — is a form of horse racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. They usually pull two wheeled carts called sulkies, although races to saddle ( trot monté in French) are still occasionally conducted, especially in Europe.The BreedIn most… …   Wikipedia

  • harness racing — ➡ racing * * * Horse racing sport. In harness racing, Standardbred horses are harnessed to lightweight, two wheeled, bodiless (seat only) vehicles known as sulkies. The sport s origins date to ancient chariot races. Today two types of horses are… …   Universalium

  • horse racing — Sport of running horses at speed. Typically, Thoroughbreds are raced with a rider astride and Standardbreds with the horse pulling a conveyance with a driver. Though racing has an ancient lineage, the first regularly organized national races were …   Universalium

  • Harness — A harness is a looped restraint or support.Harness may also refer to: *Harness (comics), a character in the Marvel Comics universe *Child harness *Climbing harness *Dog harness *Horse harness *Parrot harness *Safety harness *Test harness, in… …   Wikipedia

  • Horse harness — Horse in harness with horse collar A closeup of a …   Wikipedia

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