saddle horse
noun Date: 1662 a horse suited for or trained for riding

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saddle horse — Saddle Sad dle, n. [OE. sadel, AS. sadol; akin to D. zadel, G. sattel, OHG. satal, satul, Icel. s[ o][eth]ull, Dan. & Sw. sadel; cf. Russ. siedlo; all perh. ultimately from the root of E. sit.] 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddle horse — n. 1. a horse trained or suitable for riding 2. any of a breed of medium sized, dark colored horse, often with a white face, characterized by a long, swanlike neck and a free, easy gait, frequently used as a show horse: in full American saddle… …   English World dictionary

  • saddle horse — noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only • Syn: ↑riding horse, ↑mount • Derivationally related forms: ↑mount (for: ↑mount) • Hypernyms: ↑horse, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle horse — sad′dle horse n. 1) dch a horse bred, trained, or used for riding 2) dch American saddle horse • Etymology: 1655–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • saddle horse — 1. a horse bred, trained, or used for riding. 2. See American saddle horse. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddle horse — horse used for riding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saddle horse — Synonyms and related words: bidet, carriage horse, cart horse, cavalry horse, draft horse, dray horse, driving horse, fill horse, filler, gigster, hack, hackney, hunter, jument, lead, leader, mount, pack horse, palfrey, plow horse, pole horse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • saddle horse — noun A horse that has been specially trained for riding, specifically the American Saddlebred …   Wiktionary

  • saddle horse — noun 1》 a wooden frame or stand on which saddles are cleaned or stored. 2》 chiefly N. Amer. a horse kept for riding only …   English new terms dictionary

  • saddle horse — /ˈsædl hɔs/ (say sadl haws) noun any type of horse which has a strong back and trained gait and is therefore used for riding …   Australian English dictionary

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