American saddlebred


: any of a breed of 3-gaited or 5-gaited saddle horses developed chiefly in Kentucky from Thoroughbreds and smooth-gaited stock

called also American saddle horse

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American saddlebred was in 1912

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“American saddlebred.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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