plough horse


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a horse used to pull a plow

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WAR HORSE (12A) ALOCHOL-SOAKED farmer Ted Narracott (Peter Mullan) pays over the odds for a foal called Joey to spite landlord Lyons (David Thewlis) when he is supposed to be buying a plough horse.
Even greater than the elation over the sudden windfall, however, was the relief that the federal constabulary would not be descending on my domicile to break down our doors, drag me away in chains, and confiscate the family treasure (such as it is)--down to the last farthing, including the spavined plough horse, our first-born child, the moldy seed grain, and whatever stray crumbs or bezoars might remain.
I'M HUFFING and puffing like an old plough horse by the time I reach the crest of the hill.
Like a dependable plough horse being worried by yapping chihuahuas, he simply shook off his tormentors and got on with the job in hand - running the country.
WAR HORSE (12A, ) Alcohol-soaked farmer Ted Narracott (Peter Mullan) pays over the odds for a foal called Joey to spite landlord Lyons (David Thewlis) when he is supposed to be buying a plough horse.
Today, 40 per cent of people in the UK don't even know what a working animal is, but - from cart and plough horses to pit ponies - they were a familiar sight in Britain for centuries.
If you put someone that only handles work horses or plough horses, that race is going to be lost.
Even for some time after the war it was possible to see plough horses in the fields, and only with government subsidies did tractors make their appearance in many areas.