horse trade

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Synonyms for horse trade

the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)

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When you hear horse enthusiasts, racers and breeders arguing that slaughter is a better option than other "disposal" methods for when their equine charges are old and tired, it becomes evident that the horse trade is yet another human enterprise driven by profits and with no good answer for what to do when its "product" has outlived its usefulness.
Magistrates at Bedlington heard how Jack Moore, then 18, was given a phone number to ring by someone in the horse trade.
In the Old West, horse trades were settled with a handshake and a man's word.