Definition of Harness horse
1. Noun. Horse used for pulling vehicles.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Harness Horse
Literary usage of Harness horse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"CHAPTER VII THE HEAVY harness horse TYPE The heavy harness horse is often referred to as the coach, or carriage, horse. This type is intended for the ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"As heavy harness horse.—Of recent years, attention has been drawn to the fact ... The trot- ting-bred heavy harness horse and high stepper became a strong ..."
3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1904)
"What about the light harness horse—the American trotter; the so-called heavy harness horses—the hackney or French and German coacher, or the saddle horse? ..."
4. Report by American Genetic Association (1907)
"Some men, prompted no doubt, by a spirit of patriotism and pride for American achievements, would limit the breeders of an American harness horse to the ..."
5. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1898)
"... mares with the French coach horse in order to produce the light harness horse, large enough and combined with quality to meet the coach horse demand. ..."
6. Productive Horse Husbandry by Carl Warren Gay (1914)
"The " fine harness " horse of the Southern shows, distinct from the " light harness " horse in that he has no speed but is a " model" horse capable of going ..."
7. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1898)
"As a sagacious writer said some years ago when dealing with this subject, " We may make a hunter a harness horse ; but all the Acts of Parliament cannot ..."
8. Illustrated Horse-breaking by Matthew Horace Hayes (1908)
"The race horse—The lady's horse—The cavalry horse—The polo pony—The park hack—The fashionable harness horse—The shooting pony—Mules and zebras. ..."