warmblood

noun warm·blood \ ˈwȯrm-ˌbləd \
variants: or less commonly warm-blood or warm blood

Definition of warmblood

plural warmbloods also warm-bloods or warm bloods
1 :an athletic, agile horse (such as a Hanoverian or Trakehner) that is noted for its trainability and usually calm temperament, is commonly used in equestrian competition, and typically possesses Thoroughbred, Arabian, and draft horse bloodlines
  • With generations of recorded and proven performances, the warmblood is fast becoming the horse of choice for dressage, eventing and show jumping throughout the world.
  • —P. H. BirdsallChronicle of the Horse20 Jan. 1984
2 :a warm-blooded animal (such as a mammal)

warmblood

adjective
    • Attaining the Horse of the Year status was no small feat for Tobasco, a chestnut German warmblood Trakehner gelding born and bred in Covington in 1998.
    • —Amy Althans, Times-Picayune (New Orleans)21 Sept. 2006

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1946


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