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HORSE. Until a horse has attained the age of four years, he is called a colt. (q.v.) Russ. & Ry. 416. This word is sometimes used as a generic name for all animals of the horse kind. 3 Brev. 9. Vide Colt; Gender; and Yelv. 67, a.

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MY Christmas was spoiled by two things on TV, firstly seeing jockeys whipping innocent horses around the track with thousands screaming encouragement.
Even today, local residents and visitors say they can still hear the terrified cries of the horses around the festive period.
Unlike many of his colleagues in the training profession, he doesn't play the numbers game and would rather improve the quality of his string than have more horses around that are incapable of making a contribution to the stable tally.
As a girl, Lasagna was a friend of the castle caretaker's daughter, and the girls rode horses around the property, which contains an American-Indian burial ground.
What a shame this is, not only for all the children who use the facility but also for people like myself who just enjoyed seeing the horses around the area.
That could be because there are no good young horses around or that there are no forward-thinking trainers around these days
The Department of Agriculture is considering a one-off mass slaughter in order to curb the number of horses around the country.