pole horse

noun

Definition of pole horse

1 : a horse harnessed beside the pole of a wagon specifically : a wheeler as distinguished from a leader
2 : the horse having a starting position next to the inside rail in a harness race

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“Pole horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pole%20horse. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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