saddle horse


: a horse suited for or trained for riding

Examples of saddle horse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, private livery tours, drive-yourself carriages and saddle horses will still be available but will have alternate routes to avoid the Arch Rock. Jasmin Barmore, Detroit Free Press, 2 Sep. 2023 The Devil was a saddle horse ridden by Maj. Chiara Vercellone, USA TODAY, 19 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1647, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saddle horse was in 1647

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“Saddle horse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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saddle horse

: a horse suited for or trained for riding

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