horse: Types of horse
carthorsea large heavily built horse kept for pulling carts or carriages cavalry horsecayuse (Western US, Canadian)a small Native American pony used by cowboys chargera large strong horse formerly ridden into battle coba thickset short-legged type of riding and draught horse courser (literary)a swift horse; steed cow ponya horse used by cowboys when herding crockan old broken-down horse or ewe destrier (archaic)a war horse; charger drayhorsea large powerful horse used for drawing a dray hacka horse kept for riding or (more rarely) for driving high-steppera horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground when walking or trotting huntera specially bred horse used in hunting, usually characterized by strength and stamina liberty horse(in a circus) a riderless horse that performs movements to verbal commands naga horse night horse (Australian)packhorsea horse used to transport goods, equipment, etc palfrey (archaic)a light saddle horse, esp ridden by women pacera horse trained to move at a special gait, esp for racing packhorsea horse used to transport goods, equipment, etc plug mainly US)an old horse polo ponya small horse, specially bred and trained for playing polo ponyany of various breeds of small horse, usually under 14.2 hands racehorse or (Austral. informal) neddya horse specially bred for racing rip (informal, archaic)an old worn-out horse running matea horse that pairs another in a team saddle horse or saddlera lightweight horse kept for riding only screw (slang)an old, unsound, or worthless horse stalking-horsea horse or an imitation one used by a hunter to hide behind while stalking his quarry stockhorsea horse trained in the handling of stock sumpter (archaic)a packhorse, mule, or other beast of burden troopera cavalry horse warhorsea horse used in battle weedan inferior horse, esp one showing signs of weakness of constitution workhorsea horse used for nonrecreational activities ▷ See horse
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