Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. See how your sentence looks with different synonyms. 65. thoroughbred: a horse (or other animal) whose parents are from the same breed; technically, in capitalized form, a particular breed often bred for racing 53. roan: a horse whose hide has white hairs mixed with a darker color; also, such a mixture, especially with a base of red 44. piebald: a horse (or any other animal) spotted with white and another color, especially black; also, a spotted pattern like this 70. working hunter: a type of show hunter (see “show hunter”) used in fence-jumping competition. It’s the others that are mad, but they don’t know it. Also, I wonder if “trotter” is meant to include the related “pacer,’ which is a horse trained to pace in races. It's about which of us is the crazier.And clearly you British have an advantage.You were crazy beforehand.”, “They fight a war and they don't know what for. The horse evolved over 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature into the large, single-toed animal of today. I agree with Mel that “grayish-brown chestnut” just doesn’t add up.”, Copyright © 2020 Daily Writing Tips . And it’s me they call mad!”, “If it is possible to be happy in the middle of a nightmare, then Topthorn and I were happy that summer.”, “But just as soon as this war's over and finished with,I'll get back home and marry her.I've grown up with her, Joey, known her all my life. 68. warmblood: any one of various breeds of horses bred to combine the characteristics of cold-blood and hot-blood types of horse That was just the first attack – there will be more to come. I’ve never heard of a “grayish-brown” chestnut in my life, and I’ve worked with horses since I was 11 years old. We have shown them, haven't we? How can one man kill another and not really know the reason why he does it, except that the other man wears a different colour uniform and speaks a different language? Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group. Does he not personify all that men try to be and never can be? 37. mustang: a small, strong wild horse of North America’s western region; also, a commissioned officer in the military who began service as an enlisted person The cruel man lashed the horse with his whip. (I’m 56.). The “Spanish Horse” was invented by the Spanish Inquisition in the medieval times to punish those guilty of heresy or witchcraft. 'In an hour, maybe, or two,' he said, 'we will be trying our best again each other to kill. My horse is security conscience… he always likes to bolt the stable door when I leave. 31. hunter: a strong horse used in fox hunting and stag hunting; also, a person who hunts wild animals or a dog trained to help in hunting, or a person who searches for something (as a treasure hunter), or a type of pocket watch I call her Pretty Girl. “Epidemic” vs. “Pandemic” vs. “Endemic”: What Do These Terms Mean? Equine definition, of, relating to, or resembling a horse or other member of the horse family: a bold, equine face. 2. 27. grade horse: a horse of unknown breed or mixed breed An extensive vocabulary surrounds the various subjects pertaining to horses. 11. cold blood: any one of various breeds of horses bred for calmness and strength Below is a list of contemporary and historical words and phrases referring to horses distinguished by characteristics such as color or type of use (but not by breed—hundreds of distinct breeds exist). 66.) A male horse is called a stallion and a female horse is a mare. 32. Paint horses come in a variety of breeds including Gypsy Vanners and Shetland Ponies (which nobody would mistake for a Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred). He was striking his dog with his whip. All Right Reserved, 50 Diminutive Suffixes (and a Cute Little Prefix). A bay is a reddish brown horse, yes, but it must have black mane, tail, and legs. 46. plug: see nag; also, something used to connect devices or to stop a hole or something resembling one, a piece of compressed tobacco, or a favorable mention that provides good publicity 52. road horse: a horse used for pulling a carriage on a road 42. palfrey: a saddle horse other than one ridden in battle, or a small, easygoing horse to be ridden by a lady Someone like Belgium - not a team that everyone talks about, but one with great players. I know nothing about horses, but the American Paint Horse Association’s (APHA) breed registry says it (they) were developed from a base of spotted horses with Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred bloodlines. 67. warhorse: a large horse ridden in battle; also, a person with much experience (especially a politician or a soldier) or a familiar piece of visual or performing art Young horses have different names – a young male is called a colt and the young females are fillies.