cart horse


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Related to cart horse: shire horse, Clydesdale horse
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draft horse kept for pulling carts

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However, Bromley does not believe that a combination of thoroughbred blood and that descending from cart horses is a guarantee of success, arguing that after so many generations of breeding "ultimately most of these AQPS horses are virtually thoroughbred and there isn't much difference between the two types.
I'm more of a cart horse than a delicate dancer, for those type of costumes you need to be a beanpole rather than be a bit muscular like me.
They have driven a cart horse through the spirit of the rules and regulations.
A good old-fashioned cart horse, gentle, straightforward, slow and steady but able to gain momentum.
So is Oleg Gershon, the man Victor turns into a monster by trying to "fix" him when he is run over and killed by a cart horse.
For instance, the film highlights barbarous torture scenes (including a grislyscene of an old hog being chopped up) and the cruel indifference to animals' fates after their productive years (especially the powerful, tragic scene of aged Boxer, the noble yet gullible cart horse, being sent to the glue factory).
Well, it turned out that poor Snaafi was as slow as a cart horse and he never set foot on a race track.
In my first practice, in the early 80s, this involved rolling out an ancient ex-NHS radiology unit that was the size of a cart horse but considerably harder to manoeuvre.
I'm not interested that he scored a hat-trick in a World Cup Final, in my opinion Hurst was a bit of a cart horse when compared to the goal-scoring ability of one Jimmy Greaves.
Dad worked as a teenager on a steam wagon which drank more water than a cart horse.
There is life in the old cart horse yet and beware its hind kick.
They have driven a cart horse through the sprit of the rules and regulations.
Known as the English Cart Horse until 1884 when renamed as the Shire.
Once I was working with a big cart horse and it kicked me and sent me flying.
Or have the good and great of private enterprise keep the wheels turning by turning the cart horse into a race horse.