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Types of horse or pony

Arab

noun

a type of horse that is very fast and graceful

bay

noun

a horse that is a red-brown colour

bloodstock

noun

horses that are thoroughbred (=belonging to a type considered of very high quality) and are produced for running in races

bronco

noun

a horse that is still wild, especially in a rodeo

brumby

noun

a wild horse, especially one whose mother has escaped from a farm

carthorse

noun

a big strong horse used for pulling carts and other heavy things in the past

charger

noun

a horse ridden by a soldier when fighting in battle in the past

chestnut

noun

a horse that is red-brown in colour

cob

noun

a strong horse with short legs

colt

noun

a young male horse

filly

noun

a young female horse

foal

noun

a young horse, or a young donkey or mule

gelding

noun

a male horse that has been gelded

hack

noun

an old horse that is not easy or good to ride

hunter

noun

a type of horse that people ride when hunting foxes

mare

noun

an adult female horse. An adult male horse is called a stallion.

mount

noun

a horse that people ride

mustang

noun

a small horse that lives wild in some parts of the US

nag

noun

a horse, especially one that is old or not very healthy

pack horse

noun

a horse that is used for carrying heavy loads

palomino

noun

a horse with a golden-brown body and a white mane (=hair on its neck)

pony

noun

a small horse

racehorse

noun

a horse that is trained to run in races

roan

noun

a horse that is black or brown with some white hairs

Shetland pony

noun

a type of small strong horse with a rough coat that young children can ride on

shire horse

noun

a big strong horse used in the past for pulling heavy loads, especially by farmers

stablemate

noun

a horse from the same stable as another horse

stallion

noun

an adult male horse, especially one kept for breeding (=producing young horses). An adult female horse is called a mare.

steed

noun

a horse that someone rides

thoroughbred

noun

a horse that belongs to a breed (=type) that is considered of very high quality

trotter

noun

a horse that takes part in races in which horses trot while pulling a light vehicle in which a driver sits

warhorse

noun

a large horse used in the past for riding in battles

piebald

noun

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