Reverse Dictionary: HORSE


HORSE – adjectives (also see HORSE RACING, HORSE RIDING)
– APPLE GRAY of horses: dapple grey …1967 Amer. dial.
– APRON-FACED of a horse: having a large white patch on the forehead …1942 Amer. dial.
– AUNTY of horses: frisky, restive …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AUNTY-PAUNTY of horses: restive …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AUNTY-PRAUNTY of horses: restive …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAKED of a horse: bruised or scraped by an ill-fitting saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BALD streaked or marked with white, as a horse …1690
– BALD-FACED of a horse: having a white face, or a white mark on the face …1648 Amer. dial.
– BALLIE of a horse: piebald or skewbald …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAREFOOT of horses: unshod …1805 Amer. dial.
– BAREFOOTED of horses: unshod …1941 Amer. dial.
– BLAZED of a horse or cow: having a white stripe running down the face …1954 Amer. dial.
– BLAZE-FACED of a horse or cow: having a white stripe running down the face …1870 Amer. dial.
– BLOWN of a horse: out of breath; winded …1967 Amer. dial.
– BREEDY of a horse: exhibiting good characteristics worth breeding for …1949 Amer. dial.
– BRIDLEWISE of a horse: trained to respond to the reins and bridle …1840 Amer. dial.
– BUILT LIKE A CASTLE of a horse: having a strong and sturdy frame …1835
– CABALLINE pertaining to or suited for a horse …1430
– CAGEY. CAGY, CAIGY, CAJY of a stallion: sexually aroused, hence apt to be dangerous …1916 Amer. dial.
– CAMPY of horses: mettlesome, brisk …1923 Sc.
– CAMSTERIOUS of a horse: very frisky …1934 Sc.
– COBBY of the nature of a cob (horse); short and thickset, stocky …1871
– DALE-BACKED of a horse, etc.: hollow in the back …1676
– DAPPLEDY dappled, having mixed colours, esp. of a horse …1886 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– DAPPLY of a horse: having mixed colours …1966 Amer. dial.
– EEL-BACKED of a horse of a light colour: having a black line on the back from the mane to the tail …1741 Sc.
– EWE-NECKED of a horse: having a long and hollow neck like a ewe …1858 Amer. dial.
– FALSE of a horse: wanting in spirit; vicious …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAVEL † of a horse: pale reddish-yellow …c1489
– FIELD-BRED of a horse: not intentionally bred; mongrel …1966 Amer. dial.
– FLISKY fidgety; unsettled; light-headed; whimsical; frolicsome; flighty; lively: of a horse: restive, frisky …1807 Sc.
– FRAMPOLD † of a horse: fiery, mettlesome, spirited …1603 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GAILY of a horse: lively, spirited …1773 Amer. dial.
– GAY * of a horse: lively, prancing …1826
– GAME AS A PEBBLE extremely courageous; ready for anything, having staying power; often used of horses …1831 sl.
– HAMMERHEADED of a horse: having a head shaped like a hammer, having a bony ridge between the ears …1905 Amer. dial.
– HANTY wanton, unruly; full of spirit, mettlesome; excited, frisky (generally used of horses) …1721 Eng. dial.
– HARD IN THE MOUTH of people or horses: stubborn, obstinate …1890 Eng. dial.
– HAUNTY full of spirit, mettlesome; excited, frisky (generally used of horses) …1721 Eng. dial.
– HEAD-FREE of a horse: unbridled …1898 Eng. dial.
– JACKED of a horse: spavined …L18 sl.
– KIPPERSOME of a horse: prancing, apt to startle …B1900 Eng. dial.
– LADINO of a horse or cow: vicious, unmanageable, wild …1892 Amer. dial.
– LADY-BROKE of a horse: well-trained, gentle …1944 Amer. dial.
– LINE-BACK of a horse or cow: having a stripe down the back …1856 Amer. dial.
– LINE-BACKED of a horse or cow: having a stripe down the back …1841 Amer. dial.
– LONG of a horse: having great endurance …1897 Amer. dial.
– LYARD, LYART † of a horse: spotted with white or silver grey …1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MANDY of a horse: restive …c1730 Eng. dial.
– MARE-WOOD † of a stallion: mare-mad …1613
– MARISH like a mare …1679
– MEALY-MOUTHED applied to a bay or brown horse having a light-coloured muzzle …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NAGGETY of a horse: spirited, wild and tricky …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– NESH-COATED of a horse: having a soft, delicate coat …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ON ONE’S OPODILDOCS spirited; usually said of a horse …1892 Amer. dial.
– OWLHEADED of a horse: stubborn; intractable …1928 Amer. Western sl.
– PAINT of a horse: marked by irregular areas of white and black or some other colour …1845 Amer. dial.
– PECKY of a horse: inclined to stumble …c1860 colloq.
– RAGGED-HIPPED of a horse: having hair on the hips …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAT-TAILED of a horse: having lost the hair of its tail …1896 Eng. dial.
– RAUNCHY of a cow or horse: rough, dangerous, bad-tempered …1966 Amer. dial.
– REE of a horse: restive, frolicsome …1825 Sc.
– REESTY of a horse: restive, unwilling to move …1715 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REEZIE of a horse: frisky …1895 Sc.
– RHEA of a horse: frisky, unmanageable …1891 Amer. dial.
– RIMPTIOUS of a horse: spirited …1975 Amer. dial.
– RINGY of a horse: frisky …1946 Amer. dial.
– ROPEABLE of a horse, etc.: intractable, wild …L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SADDY of a horse: with a sagging back, saddle-backed …1705 Sc.
– SALTY of a horse or its behaviour: wild, unmanageable …1936 Amer. dial.
– SCADDLE of horses: nervous, skittish, wild …1901 Eng. dial.
– SCAR-GAIT of a horse: easily frightened …Bk1904 Sc.
– SKEIGH of horses: inclined to shy; skittish, spirited, mettlesome …1508 Sc.
– SKEIGHISH of a horse: somewhat skittish …1827 Sc.
– SKEWBALD of animals, esp. horses: irregularly marked with white and brown or red, or some similar colour …1654
– SKEWED of animals, esp. horses; skewbald: irregularly marked with white and brown or red, or some similar colour …c1440
– SKEY † of a horse: skittish …c1440
– SLACK-BACKED of a horse: having a low back …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SNUFFY of cattle or horses: excitable, spirited, wild
– TICKLE-BACKED adj. of an animal: sensitive to a load or rider on the back …1967 Amer. dial.
– TICKLISH † of a horse: sensitive to touch, tender …1681
– TILTISH of a horse: apt to kick …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNFORDERSOME of a horse: unmanageable …Bk1905 N. Ireland
– UNFURTHERSOME of a horse: unmanageable …Bk1905 N. Ireland
– VIGILOUS fierce, angry; of a horse: vicious …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YANG-YANG of a horse: lively or spirited …1976 Aust. sl.
– YAUD of a horse: worn out …1500-20 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
horse – nouns
– AIVER an old horse, a work horse …Bk1898 Sc. 
– ALLEY APPLE a piece of horse manure …1960 Amer. sl.
– ALLIGATOR a horse …M19 Aust. & US sl.
– ANTEEN a horse of a dirty white colour …1966 Amer. dial.
– ASTRONOMER a horse carrying its head high …19C Eng. sl.
– AVER a beast of burden; a horse, esp. a cart-horse, or worn-out, worthless animal …1737 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– BACKFALL the action of a horse falling backward …1936 Amer. dial.
– BAING an old done horse …1911 Sc.
– BAIT AND BOARD food and shelter for a horse …1903 Amer. dial.
– BALDFACE a horse having a white face or a conspicuous white mark on the face; often used as a nickname …1785 Amer. dial.
– BALDY a horse or cow having a white face, or a white mark on the face; often used as a nickname …1894 Amer. dial.
– BALL a white-faced horse …1580 Eng. dial.
– BALLO a bay or dun horse …1857 Amer. dial.
– BALLY a horse or cow having a white face, or a white mark on the face; often used as a nickname …1941 Amer. dial.
– BALZAN † a horse that has four white feet …1660
– BAND a group of horses …1929 Amer. dial.
– BANICAL a broken-down  horse or mule …1958 Amer. dial.
– BAR-HEAD a horse that cannot be trained to work or to be ridden …1950 Amer. cowboy usage
– BARREL the belly and loins of a horse, ox, etc. …1703
– BASSIE 1. an old horse …1789 Sc.
2. a horse or cow having a white strip or patch on the face …Bk1898 Sc.
– BASTARD a gelding …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAWSIE a horse with white on its face; an old horse …Bk1911 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– BAWSY 1. an old horse …1789 Sc.
2. a horse or cow having a white strip or patch on the face …Bk1898 Sc.
– BAYARD a bay horse …1330 arch.
– BEAGLE a horse’s nose …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– BEANY HORSE a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BEAST a horse …1684 Amer. dial.
– BELL a blaze or white mark on a horse’s face …Bk1911 Sc.
– BENDS the accoutrements of a horse …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BIDET a small horse …1631
– BIRD a fast horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– BIT OF BLOOD, A a mettlesome horse …1819
– BIT OF CAVALRY, A a horse …1821
– BLAZE-FACE a horse which has a white mark on its face …1937 Amer. dial.
– BLINKER a one-eyed horse …Bk1890 sl.
– BLONK † a large, powerful horse …a1000 obs. exc. Sc.
– BLOOD BAY a horse of darker red colour than the bay …1944 Amer. dial.
– BLOOD-HORSE a thoroughbred or pedigree horse …1800 chiefly US
– BOARDING AND BAITING food and shelter for a horse …1962 Amer. dial.
– BONE HEAP a bony or poor-looking horse or cow …1968 Amer. dial.
– BONE-SETTER a horse hard in the riding; a rickety conveyance or vehicle …M18 sl.
– BONEYARD a scrawny horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BREEDINESS the good breeding of a horse …1949 Amer. dial.
– BRONC a horse …1893 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– BRONCO-BUSTING breaking wild horses to the saddle …1891 Amer. dial.
– BRONC-STOMPING breaking wild horses to the saddle …1950 Amer. dial.
– BRONK a horse …1901 US
– BROOMIE a mustang, esp. a mare, with a short bushy tail …L19, orig. US
– BROOMTAIL 1. a mare …1913 Amer. dial.
2. a usually small wild horse of poor quality; a mustang, a pony …1914 Amer. dial.
3. a horse with its tail cut short …1965 Amer. dial.
– BRUMBIE a wild or unbroken horse …1880 Aust.
– BRUMBY a wild or unbroken horse …1880 Aust.
– BRUSH COLT a horse that was not intentionally bred, or bred by accident …1965 Amer. dial.
– BRUSHTAIL among loggers: a horse …1968 Amer. dial.
– BUCEPHALUS the name of Alexander the Great’s celebrated war-horse; applied humorously as a name for any riding-horse …1799
– BUCK a horse of a light yellowish dun colour and often with a dark stripe down the back and a dark mane …1965 Amer. dial.
– BUCKER a horse that bucks …1881 Amer. dial.
– BUCKSKIN a horse of a light yellowish dun colour and often with a dark stripe down the back and a dark mane …1874 Amer. dial.
– BUSHTAIL among loggers: a horse …1931 Amer. dial.
– BUZZARD a worthless horse …1907 Amer. sl.
– BUZZARD-BAIT an emaciated horse …1905 Amer. dial.
– BUZZARD MEAT an emaciated horse …1932 Amer. sl.
– CABALL † a horse …c1450
– CABALLO a horse …1843 Amer. dial.
– CABBER a cab-horse …1884 colloq.
– CABER an old lean useless horse …1907 Sc.
– CABRIOLE † a caper of a horse …1814
– CADE the foal of a horse brought up by hand …1617
– CAJUN PONY a small, hardy pony having a long mane and tail, and fuzzy varicoloured coats …1941 Amer. dial.
– CAMELBACK a bony or poor-looking horse …1969 Amer. dial.
– CANTERBURY † an easy galloping pace; a hand-gallop …1631
– CAPEL † a horse …c1290 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CAPLE † a horse …c1290 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CAPUL † a horse …c1290 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CAREER † of a horse: a short gallop at full speed …1571
– CARVER in the West. cattle industry: a cutting horse …1913 US sl.
– CATCH-COLT a colt that as unintentionally bred …1940 Amer. dial.
– CAT-HOP mild bucking of a horse ..1949 Amer. dial.
– CAVALLO a horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CAYUSE a range horse; an Indian pony …1843 Amer. dial.
– CHAPO a short, chubby person or horse …1893 Amer. dial.
– CHARING CROSS a horse …1857 rhyming sl. (pronounced ‘crorse’)
– CHICKEN FEEDER a thin or poor-looking horse or cow …1970 Amer. dial.
– CHINA-EYE a wall-eyed horse …1930 Amer. dial.
– CHINKER a wild horse …1968 Amer. dial.
– CHOPPER a cutting horse …1913 US Western sl.
– CLICK-TO-CLACK the noise of a horse with a loose shoe …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– CLINTING a noise or thud, as of a horse’s foot …c1850
– CLITTERBALLS pieces of mud or clay sticking to the hides of horses …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– COCKHORSE * a high or tall horse …1581
– CRACKER a worn-out horse, sheep, bullock …M20 Aust. sl.
– CRITTER a creature, esp. a horse or a cow; a person, usually disparaging …1815 US sl.
– CROBATE a poor stiff person or horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CROCODILE a horse …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– CROW-BAIT an old or worn-out horse …1860 colloq.
– CUDDIE a donkey; a horse …Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CUDDY a donkey; a horse …Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DADDY a stallion; a bull; a male pig; a male animal kept for breeding purposes …c1960 Amer. dial.
– DAISY-CUTTER a fast horse; a horse which throws its feet forward in trotting, instead of lifting them from the ground …1791 Eng. dial.
– DAPPLE an animal with a mottled coat, as a horse or ass …a1635
– DINK a lift on a bicycle, or, formerly, a horse …1934 Aust. sl.
– DOG a horse that is slow, difficult to handle, etc. …1944 sl.
– DOG HORSE † a worn-out horse slaughtered for dog’s meat; hence, any old or worn-out horse …c1600
– DRUMBLE † a worn-out person or horse …1575 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DUNGHILL † orig. a horse that lacks vitality, mettle, or spirit; later, a horse that is not a thoroughbred …1833 US
– EEAN a one-year-old horse or mare …Bk1900 Sc.
– EEL a stripe, esp. a stripe along the back of a horse …1908 Sc.
– ENTIRE a stallion …1930 Amer. dial.
– ES-ROCH a horse …M19 back-slang
– ES-ROPH a horse …M19 back-slang
– EWE-NECK a horse’s neck which is thin and concave …1820 Amer. dial.
– FAIRY-STIRRUP a knot in a horse’s mane …1865 Eng. dial.
– FALLBACK 1. the action of a horse falling backward …1936 Amer. dial.
2. a horse that rears and falls backward …1952 Amer. dial.
– FANTAIL a mustang, a wild horse …1937 Amer. dial.
– FAR SIDE † of a horse, etc.: the off or right-hand side …c1400 obs. exc. Amer. dial.
– FENCE-CORNER BREED a horse that was not intentionally bred; a dog of mixed breed …1950 Amer. dial.
– FIDDLE a horse’s head …1968 Amer. dial.
– FIDDLE-FOOT a skittish horse …1944 Amer. dial.
– FIELD COLT a horse that was not intentionally bred …1968 Amer. dial.
– FILLOCK † a young mare or filly …1790 Sc.
– FLANDERKIN a very large horse …1690 sl.
– FUNKER * a horse, donkey, etc. that is prone to kicking …1825 Sc.
– FUZZTAIL a horse …1958 US sl.
– GABER † a lean horse, one so frail as to be scarcely fit for service …1808 Sc.
– GAITS paces, esp. of a horse …1684
– GALLION † a lean horse …1808 Sc.
– GALLOPER † a blood horse …1811 sl.
– GAMBA †* the leg of a horse …1607
– GAMBADE a leap or bound of a horse …1823
– GAMBADO a bound or spring of a horse …1820
– GAMBAGE † a bound or spring of a horse …1663
– GAMBOL †* the bound or curvet of a horse …1503
– GANGER a fast-going horse …1818 Eng. dial.
– GANGREL an ill-tempered old horse …Bk1900 Eng. dial.  
– GANNER one who goes well; a fast-going horse …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GARRON 1. a small, sturdy type of horse, mostly used for rough hill work; a Highland pony …c1730 Sc.
2. an old stiff or worn-out horse, one without mettle …1876 Sc.
– GATHERER one of the front teeth of a horse …1696
– GEE a horse …1887 colloq., orig. a child’s word
– GILLOT † a mare …c1375 Sc.
– GINGER a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GIRL a mare or filly …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– GOW a gelding …1930 Amer. dial.
– GOWL a horse …1930 Amer. dial.
– GRIFFIN a horse fresh from the wilds …Bk1892 Anglo-Chinese
– GRINDLE a horse of mixed colours …1970 Amer. dial.
– GRY a horse …1978 UK Romany usage
– GRYER a horse …1978 UK Romany usage
– GUT-TWISTER a horse that bucks savagely …1927 Amer. Western sl.
– HABILIMENTS † personal accoutrements for war; armour, warlike apparel ; also, the trappings of a horse …c1489
– HACK 1. a horse let out for hire; a sorry or worn out horse …1721
 2. a blaze or white marking on the face of a horse …1767 Sc.
2. a horse for ordinary riding, as distinguished from cross-country, military, etc.; a saddle-horse for the road …1798
– HACKNEY 1. † a horse kept for hire …1614
2. a bob-tailed horse …1950 Amer. dial.
– HACKNEY HORSE a bob-tailed horse …1966 Amer. dial.
– HAGGART an old, useless horse …1808 Sc.
– HAITO a child’s name for a horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAKE a lean horse or cow …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAMMER-BATE a dappled spot on a horse …1897 Eng. dial.
– HAMMERHEAD a horse or mule, esp. one considered inferior …1941 Amer. dial.
– HAMMER-SPOTS the dappled appearance of a horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAMMOCK-CLOTH † a cloth for the back of a horse …1685
– HANDFUL † used in measuring the height of horses (4 inches) …1535
– HATRACK a horse in poor condition …Amer. World War I sl.
– HAWKEYE a horse that is rough, wild, or dangerous …1969 Amer. dial.
– HAY BALER a horse or cow …1950 Amer. dial.
– HAYBURNER a horse; hence, any animal the consumes hay; often used derisively …1904 Amer. sl.
– HAYRACK a thin, gaunt horse or cow …1967 Amer. dial.
– HAYTO a child’s name for a horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HEAP OF BONES a bony or poor-looking horse or cow …1968 Amer. dial.
– HEART † the sole of a horse’s foot …1523
– HEAVER a horse that is short of breath …1968 Amer. dial.
– HEIGHTY-OSS a child’s name for a horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HELLCAT a skittish animal, esp. a horse …1912 Amer. dial.
– HELLION a rough, wild, or dangerous horse …1966 Amer. dial.
– HENGEST  a male horse, usually a gelding …c1175
– HIGH-STEPPER a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HILDING † a worthless or vicious animal, especially a horse; a sorry hack …1589
– HORSE APPLE a ball of horse dung …1929-31 US sl.
– HORSE OPERA an entertainment featuring trained horses; hence, a circus or carnival; used disparagingly …1864 US sl.
– HURRICANE DECK the back of a bucking bronco …1862 US sl.
– INDIAN a wild, unmanageable horse …1964 Amer. dial.
– INDIAN PONY a spotted or calico horse or pony …1944 Amer. dial.
– INDIAN SIDE the right-hand side, esp. of a horse; hence, the wrong side or wrong way of doing something …1942 Amer. dial.
– ITHER the udder of a cow, mare, or goat …1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– JABART a lean, worthless horse; any animal in a feeble, weak condition …Bk1902 Sc.
– JADE a contemptuous name for a horse; a horse of inferior breed; a vicious, worthless, ill-tempered horse; rarely applied to a donkey …c1386
– JAGGER-HORSE a pack-horse …1876 Eng. dial.
– JENNET a small Spanish horse …1463
– JIB a horse given to shying …1851 vet’s usage
– KEEL the hollow of a horse’s back; a stripe along a horse’s back, generally black …1908 Sc.
– KEFFAL, KEFFEL a horse, esp. a sorry, worthless horse …a1700 Eng. dial. & sl.
– KEFIELD a horse, esp. a sorry, worthless horse …a1700 Eng. dial. & sl.
– KEPHEL a horse, esp. a sorry, worthless horse …a1700 Eng. dial. & sl.
– LADINO a vicious, unmanageable horse, full of cunning and tricks …1892 Amer. dial.
– LASS a form of address to a mare or a bitch …1834
– LEPPIE an orphan calf, lamb, or foal …1924 Amer. dial.
– LEPPY an orphan calf, lamb, or foal …1924 Amer. dial.
– LINE BACK a horse or cow having a stripe down the back …1893 Amer. dial.
– LONGHEAD a mule or donkey; a horse with a large, chunky head …1950 Amer. dial.
– MACARONI a pony …1857 rhyming sl.
– MACHINER a horse employed to draw a ‘machine’ or vehicle …1835
– MACKER a pony; a horse …1930s Aust. sl.
– MALE a bull, a boar, a stallion …20C US euphemism
– MALE BRUTE a bull or a stallion …20C US rural euphemism
– MALT-HORSE † a strong, heavy kind of horse used by maltsters …1561
– MANADA a herd of horses, esp. a wild herd consisting of a stallion and a number of mares and young horses …1826 Amer. dial.
– MANAGE, THE † the art of training and managing horses …a1586 obs. exc. arch.
– MAN-EATER a horse prone to biting people …1879 Brit. colloq.
– MANGE the mane of a horse …1888 Amer. Black dial.
– MARE a horse of either sex …1881 Ireland
– MARE’S SON a  horse …1470-85
– MARSHALCY † n. the art or occupation of a farrier; farriery …a1400
– MASTARD † a stallion …1598
– MATCHET a popular name for a cart-horse, that is a mare …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MELDROP the foam which falls from a horse’s mouth, or the drop at the bit …c1480 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– MENAGERY † horsemanship; a place of exercise for horses …1685
– MOCKEY 1. a dun horse with a black mane …1936 US West usage
  2. a young, usually wild, mare …1936 US West usage
– MOCKIE 1. a dun horse with a black mane …1936 US West usage
  2. a young, usually wild, mare …1936 US West usage
– MOCKY 1. a dun horse with a black mane …1936 US West usage
  2. a young, usually wild, mare …1936 US West usage
– MOKE a very inferior horse …1863 Aust. sl.
– MOLLIE a nickname for a female horse or mule …1944 Amer. dial.
– MOLLY a nickname for a female horse or mule …1944 Amer. dial.
– MOUNT a saddle-horse …1856 colloq.
– NACK a horse …1899 thieves’ sl.
– NAG orig, a small riding horse; later, specifically, an old, slow, or broken down horse … c1189
– NAGGIE a horse …c1596 sl.
– NAGGON †* a small riding horse or pony …1630
– NAGGY a horse …c1596
– NAILER a fast horse …Bk1902 sl.
– NATURE the pudendum of a mare …1750 Eng. dial.
– NAVEL † the middle point of a horse’s back …1684
– NEDDY a horse, esp. a racehorse …1887 sl.
– NICKER the sound made by a horse, esp. a soft or low sound; a whinny …1867 Amer. dial.
– NICKERER a neighing horse …1846 Sc. 
– NICKRAM a ludicrous term for a horse …1792 Sc. 
– NICKTAIL a horse with its tail cut short …1967 Amer. dial.
– NIGHTMARE a horse or mule used on night duty …1920 Amer. West usage
– NINCKER the sound that a horse makes, a nicker …1969 Amer. dial.
– NING-NANG a sorry jade of a horse; a worthless thoroughbred …B1900 Eng. dial. horse-coupers’ term
– NINNY the sound that a horse makes; a whinny …1966 Amer. dial.
– NOSTRIL a horse’s nose …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– NUBTAIL a bobtailed horse …1970 Amer. dial.
– NUGGET a small, weedy horse …1941 Aust. sl.
– OATBURNER a horse, esp. a worthless horse …1910s Amer. sl.
– OAT(S) CONSUMER a horse, esp. a worthless horse …1910s Amer. sl.
– OAT(S)-DESTROYER a horse …1910s Amer. sl.
– OAT(S-)GRINDER a horse …1910s Amer. sl.
– OATSMOBILE a horse …1916 Amer. sl.
– OAT(S)-MUNCHER a horse, esp. a worthless horse …1910s Amer. sl.
– OFF-BREED 1. a horse of mixed colours …1965 Amer. dial.
2. a horse that was not intentionally bred, or bred by accident …1965 Amer. dial.
– OFFSPRING a horse not intentionally bred, or bred by accident …1968 Amer. dial.
– OLD-FIELD COLT a horse that was not intentionally bred …1835 Amer. dial.
– OLD GAL a general term of address to a woman or female dog or horse …M19 sl.
– OLD RIP a horse …M19 US sl.
– OLD SKATE an old, worn-out horse …1905 Amer. dial.
– OLD SNAG a bony or poor-looking horse …1966 Amer. dial.
– OUTLAW an animal, esp. a horse, that is unmanageable or untamable …1885 Amer. dial.
– OWLHEAD an intractable horse; that cannot be trained either to work or ride …1928 Amer. Western sl.
– PACER anything (esp. a horse) that goes at a great pace …1890 colloq.
– PACK a packhorse …L19 Aust. usage
– PACKER a packhorse …L19 Aust. usage
– PACOLET † a swift steed …a1613
– PAD a road-horse, an easy-paced horse …1617
– PAD-NAG an ambling nag; an easygoing pad-horse …1654
– PALFREY a saddle-horse for ordinary riding as distinguished from a war-horse; esp. a small saddle-horse for ladies …c1175
– PARADA a herd of cattle or horses …1924 Amer. dial.
– PARATHA a herd of cattle or horses …1984 Amer. dial.
– PAUCE the caper or prancing step of a high-spirited horse …1808 Sc.
– PELTER a poor or worn-out horse …1856 Amer. dial.
– PERATHA a herd of cattle or horses …1940 Amer. dial.
– PERT PONY a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PESTLE-TAIL a wild horse with a brush or burr tail …1944 Amer. dial.
– PIG-JUMP a jump made by a horse from all four legs without bringing them together …Aust. sl.
– PILE-DRIVER. a horse that attempts to dislodge its rider by leaping vertically in the air and landing stiff-legged …1936 Amer. dial.
– PILGRIM a horse once good, now too old …1964 Amer. dial.
– PLUG a heavy dray horse; a worthless horse; an inferior or worn-out horse …1860 sl., chiefly US
– PRAD a horse …1703 sl., now Aust.
– PRADA a herd of cattle or horses …1984 Amer. dial.
– PRANCER a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– QUAD a horse …M19 sl.
– QUEER PRANCER a second-rate horse …L17 sl.
– QUINSELL †* a horse rein …1598
– RACE † 1. a white mark down the face of a horse or dog …1523
 2. a stud or herd of horses …1547
– RACHE † a white line or streak down a horse’s face …1523 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RACK the bones of a dead horse; a horse consisting of ‘skin and bone’ …1851
– RACKABONE a lean horse…1900 Amer. dial.
– RACKABONES a scrawny horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RACKER a hard-trotting horse …Amer. World War I sl.
– RACKS the bones of a dead horse …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RAG †* an alleged name for a ‘company’ of colts …c1470
– RAG-A-BONES a thin or bony cow or horse …1965 Amer. dial.
– RAKE †* a herd of colts …1486
– RANDEM TANDEM three horses driven in tandem …M19 sl.
– RANDOM TANDEM three horses driven in tandem …M19 sl.
– RASE a streak down the face of a horse …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RATCH † a white line or streak down a horse’s face …1523 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RATTLER a common name for a cart-horse …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RAWBONES a scrawny horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– REESTER a restive, baulking horse …1862 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REEST-HORSE a restive horse …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– REESTY-HORSE. a restive, baulking horse …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– REEVER a man or animal in poor condition; a lame man, horse, etc. …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– REEZING-HORSE a healthy horse …Bk1904 Sc.
– RIDE a saddle-horse …1790 Eng. dial.
– RIDE-HORSE a saddle-horse …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RIDER a saddle-horse …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RIDGE RUNNER a wild horse which keeps to a ridge or high point to watch for danger and warn the herd …1939 Amer. dial.
– RIG a half or whole gelding …Bk1903 sl.
– RINGBONE a scrawny horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– ROAD APPLES horse droppings …1942 N. Amer. euphemism
– ROARER a broken-winded horse …Bk1903 sl.
– ROGUE a horse inclined to shirk on the racecourse or when hunting …L19
– ROGUE’S BADGE the blinkers of a horse
– ROIL † orig, a large powerful horse; later, an inferior or spiritless horse …LME
– ROSIN-BACK a horse used by a bareback rider or acrobat …1923
– RUDDER a good horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RUM PRANCER a very fine horse …L17 cant
– RUN-AN’-WALK the gait of a riding horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SABINA any animal with a red-roan coat, esp. one with white markings, as cattle, a horse …1944 Amer. dial.
– SABINO any animal with a red-roan coat, esp. one with white markings, as cattle, a horse …1944 Amer. dial.
– SADDLEBACK a bony or poor-looking horse …1968 Amer. dial.
– SADDLER a saddle-horse …1888 US colloq.
– SADDLE-SEAT a riding-horse …1895 Sc.
– SALTY HORSE a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SAVAGE a bad-tempered horse …1869
– SAWBONES a bony or poor-looking horse …1967 Amer. dial.
– SCARLET HORSE a hired or hack horse …L18 sl.
– SCHIMMEL a white or grey horse …1950 Amer. dial.
– SCOT any black cattle; a name for a horse …1787 Eng. dial.
– SCOTE the footmarks of horses, cattle, etc. …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAG a scrawny horse …1845 Amer. dial.
– SCREW an inferior or unsound horse …1821 sl.
– SEED-HORSE a stallion …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SET OF HORSESHOES a horse …1882 US sl.
– SHAVETAIL a nickname for a horse or mule …1832 Amer. dial.
– SHELL an old or weak cow or horse …1935 Amer. dial.
– SHEVVLE horse meat 
– SHIMMEL a white or grey horse …1952 Amer. dial.
– SIMON a trained horse …c1850 circus usage
– SIT-HORSE † a riding-horse …c1652
– SIWASH SIDE the right side of a horse; hence, said of anything done backward or ineptly …1958 Amer. dial.
– SIZZLER an extremely fast horse, etc. …1961 Brit. sl.
– SKATE an old horse …1894 Amer. dial.
– SKEWBALD a horse irregularly marked with white and brown or red …1863
– SKIN a horse …1923 sl.
– SKINFLINT an old, worn-out, or scrawny horse …1967 Amer. dial.
– SKINNER a thin, bony or poor-looking cow or horse …1968 Amer. dial.
– SKIT a young capering or restive horse …1882 Sc.
– SKYUSE a range horse; an Indian pony …1843 Amer. dial.
– SMOOTH-MOUTH a toothless horse …1995 Amer. dial.
– SNOOT a horse’s nose …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– SNORTER 1. a horse’s nose …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
2. a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SNOZZLE a horse’s nose …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– STABLE-HORSE a stallion …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STACK OF BONES a scrawny horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STEPPER a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STONEHORSE a stallion or uncastrated male horse
– STREET APPLE a piece of horse manure …1967 Amer. sl.
– STRING a stable of horses …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– SUCCUSSATION † trotting of a horse …1646
– SULK an obstinate horse …1888 Eng. dial.
– SUMMER † a pack-horse …1375
– SUMPTER a pack or baggage horse; a beast of burden …1570 arch.
– SUNDAY HORSE a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SUNFISHER a backing horse that stands straight up on his hind legs …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TACKEY a small horse or pony of sturdy but inelegant build; an inferior or broken-down horse …1800 Amer. dial.
– TACKIE a small horse or pony of sturdy but inelegant build; an inferior or broken-down horse …1800 Amer. dial.
– TACKY a small horse or pony of sturdy but inelegant build; an inferior or broken-down horse …1800 Amer. colloq.
– TAG a skinny worn-out horse; an old nag …1911 Sc.
– TAIPO a vicious horse; often used as the name of a dog …M19 NZ sl.
– TALON † the ‘heel’ or hinder part of the foot of certain quadrupeds, as swine and deer, or of the hoof of a horse …c1410
– TANK a blow; a knock; a kick from a horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TATTOO a pony …Bk1892 Anglo-Indian sl.
– TIKE an old horse or mare …1800 Eng. dial.
– TIMBER-JUMPER a horse good at jumping over gates and fences …1847 hunting sl.
– TIMBER-TOPPER a horse good at jumping over gates and fences …1883 hunting sl.
– TIT a horse small of kind, or not full grown; later applied in depreciation to any horse; a nag …1548
– TITTUP † a cantering horse …1805
– TOGGERY a horse’s harness …1850s
– TOMATO SAUCE a horse …1905 Aust. rhyming sl.
– TOP † the forelock of a horse …a1225 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TOPPY HORSE a spirited horse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TUCKEY a small horse or pony of sturdy but inelegant build; an inferior or broken-down horse …1800 Amer. dial.
– TUMBLE-BUG a horse that likes to roll in his stall …1939 Amer. dial.
– TWANGLES a small-legged horse …Bk1828 Eng. dial.
– TYKE an old horse or mare …1800 Eng. dial.
– WALER a horse imported from Australia, esp. from New South Wales …1849 Anglo-Indian
– WALK-DOWN the capture of wild horses by keeping them moving until they become exhausted and docile …1883 Amer. West usage
– WALLACE † the withers of a horse …1686 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WALLIS † the withers of a horse …1686 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WALLOP OF A HORSE, A a loose-limbed horse …Bk1905 N. Ireland
– WANTONNESS † of a child: unruliness, naughtiness; of a horse: restiveness …1533
– WHALER a horse reared in the colony and exported to India …M19 Aust. sl.
– WHISKER a horse’s nose …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
– WIDOW-MAKER an extra-bad horse …1968 Amer. dial.
– WITCHES’ BRIDLE a tangle; a tangle in a horse’s mane …1977 Amer. dial.
– WITCHES’-STIRRUPS matted locks in a horse’s mane …1883 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– WITCH STIRRUP a tangle; a tangle in a horse’s mane …1880 Amer. dial.
– WOODS COLT a horse born of a chance meeting …1851 Amer. dial.
– WYLOCKS a vicious horse …20C sl.
– YAAGER a horse …1929 Sc.
– YAD a work-horse or mare; a riding-horse; an old, worn-out horse …1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YARRY-HORSE a horse that carries its head well …1863 Eng. dial.
– YAUD a mare; usually, an old mare; also, loosely, an old or worn-out horse …1500-20 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
horse – person
– BARN-BOSS a horsekeeper …1902 US
– BATTLER a small-time hawker; a hard-up horse trainer struggling along in the game; a hard, conscientious worker …1898 Aust. & NZ
– BLACK DOCTOR a horse-leech …1876 Sc.  
– BRONC BREAKER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BRONC BUSTER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BRONC FIGHTER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BRONCHO TWISTER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1911 Amer. dial.
– BRONCO-BUSTER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1888 Amer. dial.
– BRONC-PEELER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1914 Amer. dial.
– BRONC-RIDER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1938 Amer. dial.
– BRONC SCRATCHER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BRONC SNAPPER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BRONC STOMPER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1961 Amer. dial.
– BRONC TWISTER one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1916 Amer. dial.
– BUCCAHRO one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1873 Amer. dial.
– BUCCAROO one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1925 Amer. dial.
– BUCHARO one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1861  Amer. dial.
– BUCKAREE one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1919 Amer. dial.
– BUCKAROO one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1913 Amer. dial.
– BUCKAYRO one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1910 Amer. dial.
– BUCKER one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1889 Amer. dial.
– BUCKEROO one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1907 Amer. dial.
– BUCKHARA one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1890 Amer. dial.
– BUFFER † a rogue that kills good sound horses for their skins …1699 sl.
– BUKKARER one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy …1862 Amer. dial.
– BUSTER a horse-breaker …1891 US West sl.
– CABALLERO a horseman …1837 Amer. dial. 
– COPER a cheating horse dealer …Bk1890 sl.
– COPING CULL a horse jockey, or probably a dealer in horses …c1740 sl.
– DAUNTER † a tamer of horses; a horse-breaker …1513
– DINK (derogatory) a horse trader …1959 Amer. dial.
– GANGER the man in charge of the horses and ‘gang’ or train of wagons …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GIBBER † a shady horse dealer …1753 criminals’ sl.
– HACKMAN  a person who keeps hackney horses for hire and transporting goods …1571
– HARD BOOT a person interested in horses; specifically, a horse breeder …1939 Amer. dial.
– HIGH PAD a horse thief …1659 UK criminals’ sl.
– HIGH-RIDER * a performer who rides on the back of a horse in a standing position …1771 US
– HIPPIATER a horse doctor …B1905
– HIPPIATRIC a person who writes about or who treats diseases of horses …a1690
– HIPPIATRIST one who practices or writes on hippiatry, the treatment of the diseases of horses …1829
– HIPPOBATON  a feeder of horses …Bk1647
– HIPPODAME † a horse tamer or trainer …1623
– HIPPODAMIST †* a person who tames or trains horses; a horse-breaker …1841
– HIPPOLOGIST one versed in hippology, the study of horses; a person who studies horses or their breeding, training, etc. …1830
– HIPPOMANIAC * a person with a passion for horses or equestrian sports and activities …1850
– HIPPOPHAGIST an eater of horse-flesh …1854
– HIPPOPHIL(E) a person who is very fond of or enthusiastic about horses or equestrian sports and activities; a lover of horses …1852
– HORSE-FAKER a horse dealer …L19 sl.
– HORSE JIGGLER a horse wrangler …1930 US West usage
– HORSE JOHNNY a stable-boy …1892 US sl.
– HORSE-PUSHER a stockbreeder’s representative sent to accompany a rail shipment of horses …1922 US West usage
– HORSE-SKINNER one who drives horse teams; a teamster …1954 US sl.
– INGLER 1. an habitually dishonest horse-dealer …1809 sl.
2. a horse thief who toured country fairs looking for victims …1825 thieves’ sl.
– JAGGER a pack-horse driver …1870 Eng. dial.
– JENNET † a (Spanish) light horseman …1676
– JINGLER a horse-courser who frequents count fairs …1690 sl.
– JOCKEY † a horse dealer …M17 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MACQUIGNON † a horse-dealer …1798
– MARSHAL † one who tends horses, esp. one who treats their diseases; a farrier …c1330
– NIGHT WRANGLER a man who tends a lot of horses at night …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– OAT-STEALER an ostler (a person who looked after the horses of those staying at an inn) …Bk1865 sl.
– PACER  a person who trains a horse to pace; a trainer …1616
– PACKMAN a man who has charge of horses …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PAD-BORROWER a horse thief …1785 UK sl.
– PAD-GROOM a keeper or manager of horses; a groom …1826
– PAD-PRIGGER a horse thief …1848 UK criminals’ sl.
– PALFRENIER † a man having charge of horses; a groom …c1489
– PALFRER † a man having charge of horses; a groom …1300
– PALFREYOUR † a man having charge of horses; a groom …1300
– PANNIER-MAN the person in charge of a pack-saddle laden horse or company of horses …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PANNY-MAN the person in charge of a pack-saddle laden horse or company of horses …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PEELER a ranch hand or cowboy; one who tames wild horses; a bronco-buster …1894 Amer. dial.
– QUEER PRANCER a cowardly horse thief …18C sl.
– RIFLER a horse-stealer …L16 sl.
– SATYR a professional horse thief …1734 UK criminals’ sl.
– SHEENY MAN a horse and cow dealer; a rag buyer …1984 Amer. dial.
– SKIPJACK † a horse-dealer’s boy …1608
– SUMPTER † the driver of a pack-horse …c1320
– TAME-HORSE. a tamer of horses …c1611
– TEAMER one who drives a team of animals; a carter or wagoner, who has the care of a team of horses …1778
– TEAMERMAN a wagoner, carter, or driver of a teamer (a team of five horses) …Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– TEAM-MAN a teamster, the driver of a team of animals …1867
– TEAMSMAN a teamster, the driver of a team of animals, as horses …1909
– TEAMSTER the driver of a team of animals …1777
– TOLLER a horse-stealer …L16 sl.
– TWISTER a one who breaks wild horses to the saddle …1904 Amer. dial.
– VALET-FARRIER  an official who had care of the horses in a large household …1601
– VALET-FERRER † an official who had care of the horses in a large household …1601 
– VAMPER a swindling horse-dealer; one that ‘vamps’ up or cobbles up a horse, that is, makes him appear sound by certain tricks and devices …B1900 sl.
– YEOMAN-FARRIER  an official who had care of the horses in a large household …1455
– YEOMAN-FERRER † an official who had care of the horses in a large household …1455 
horse – verbs
– ADDLE THE SHOON of a horse: to roll on the back from side to side …Bk1921 sl.
– ANVIL of a galloping horse: to create sparks by striking the shoes of the hind feet against those of the forefeet …1968 Amer. dial.
– ARCH ONE’S BACK of a horse: to start to buck …1944 Amer. dial.
– BECK of horse: to jerk the head …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLORT of a horse: to snort …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOIL OVER of a horse: to start to buck …1937 Amer. dial.
– BOOGER of an animal, esp. a horse or steer: to shy, to behave skittishly …1893 Amer. dial.
– CABRE † to caper, as a horse …1600
– CANTERBURY †* of a horse: to canter; to move in a moderate gallop, raising the two fore-feet nearly at the same time with a leap or spring …1673
– CAPRIOLE to leap, to skip, to caper; also said of horses and their riders …1580
– CAREER † to take a short gallop …1594
– CARNIVAL vb. of a horse: to buck in a showy manner …1945 Amer. dial.
– CASUEY of a horse: to buck …1921 Amer. dial.
– CAYUSE of a horse: to buck …1961 Amer. dial.
– CUT A SKIVE of a fiery horse: to prance about considerably …1919 Amer. dial.
– DINK to give someone a lift on a bicycle or, formerly, a horse …1932 Aust. sl.
– EARN A GALLON OF OATS of horses: to fall on the back and roll from side to side …19C colloq.
– FIDDLE-FOOT of a horse: to make skittish movements …1958 Amer. dial.
– FIGHT ONE’S HEAD of a horse: to toss the head back and forth to resist restraint …1968 Amer. dial.
– FIGHT THE BITS of a horse: to toss the head back and forth to resist restraint …1968 Amer. dial.
– FLUTTER THE RIBBONS to drive horses …c1860 colloq.
– FUNK * of a horse, donkey, etc.: to kick up the back legs or heels; to shy …c1707 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAGE to harness a horse …1809 Eng. dial.
– GAMBOL †* of a horse: to bound …1507
– GO A RATTLER of a horse: to run without restraint …1874 UK sl.
– GO TO MARKET of a horse: to buck …1870 Aust. & NZ sl.
– HANG to fasten or tie up a horse …1890 Aust. colloq.
– HINNIATE †* to neigh, to whinny …1623
– KEMB † to disentangle and smooth hair by drawing a comb through it; to curry a horse …c1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– LAUGH of a horse: to whinny …1949 Amer. dial.
– LAY INTO ITS COLLAR of a horse: to pull hard …L19 Can. colloq.
– LET THE HAMMER DOWN to give a restive horse a preliminary, calming warm-up …1944 Amer. dial.
– MALAHACK of a horse or donkey: to become disabled or worn out by hard work …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANAGE † of a horse: to perform the exercises of the manège …1591
– MARLOCK of a horse: to be restive, to kick …1870 Eng. dial.
– MARSHAL † to tend to horses as a farrier; also, to ‘doctor’ or ‘fake up’ for sale …c1430
– NELLIFY of a horse: to balk …1918 Amer. dial.
– NULLIFY of a horse: to balk …1918 Amer. dial.
– ONTER † of horses: to rear …1728 Sc.
– PAD † of a horse: to pace …1724
– PAIDLE of a horse: to prance on the spot, to paw the ground without moving forward …1808 Sc.
– PALL of a horse: to strike with the fore-feet …Bk1905 Sc.
– PAY RESPECTS of horses: to kick up the heels …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– PIG-JUMP of a horse: to jump in the manner described in the noun above …Aust. sl.
– PIG-ROOT of a horse: to buck …Aust. & NZ sl.
– PILE to throw one down; esp. of a horse …1917 Amer. dial.
– PUFF THE GLIM of horse dealers, of old horses: to fill up the hollows above the eyes by pricking the skin and blowing air into the loose tissues underneath …B1890 sl.
– RANGE to exercise a young horse in a ring …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
​- RASH OUT to break out in a sweat; generally applied to horses …B1900 Eng. dial.
– REEST to be restive; to refuse to go further; to throw the head back in anger; generally used of a horse …1812 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– ROAR of horses: to ‘rant’ …Bk1903 sl.
– SALLY †* of a horse: to leap a mare …a1693
– SCOOL of a horse: to scowl, to draw back the ears and attempt to bite …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOOR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOUR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOWER to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SKEIGH of a horse: to shy, to startle …1513 Sc.
– SUNFISH of a horse: to act like a sun-fish, to buck …1888 US colloq.     
– TAKE A STRETCH to exercise; usually to exercise a horse …L19 Aust. sl.
– TAKE UP to stop a runaway horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TARTLE † of a horse: to shy …Bk1905 Sc.
– TITTUP of a horse or other animal: to canter, to gallop easily …1844
– TOLLUTATE of a horse: to trot or amble …1803 humorous
– UNWIND of a horse: to buck violently, esp. with a twisting motion …1929 Amer. dial.
– WALK DOWN to capture wild horses by keeping them moving until they become exhausted and docile …1876 Amer. West usage
– WALLOP † of horses: to gallop …a1400
– YARK † to lash out with the legs, as a horse; to move some part of the body with a jerk or twitch …1599 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAUNCE to toss the head; to shrug the shoulders; to make any quick movement of the body; of a horse: to prance …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
horse – interjections
– EET! a call to a horse to turn to the right …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– ETT a call to a horse to go from the driver …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GEE-HO! a call to urge on a horse …1668
– GEE-O! a call to urge on a horse …1668
– GEE-UP! a call to urge on a horse …1733
– HAISH! whoa!; used to horses …1907 Amer. dial.
– HARRY! † a call to a horse …c1440
– HAW! a call to horses or cattle to turn to the left, towards the driver …1777 Eng. dial.
– HOAVE-GEE! a call to a horse to go straight forward …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HOAVE-GEE WOHOP! a call to a horse to go straight forward …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– JEE! a word of command to a horse …1785
– QUOBY! a call to a horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– QUOP! a call to a horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– QUOPY! a call to a horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– QUOWA! a call to a horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– VANE! a call to a horse to come towards one …1849 Sc.
– VAW! a call to a horse to come towards one …1856 Sc.
– WHOPE! a call to a horse …1900 Amer. dial.
– YAH! come hither! a carter’s command to the hind horse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YAIN a call to a horse in harness to turn left …1901 Sc.
– YATE a command to a horse to go to the right or left …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YEA a call to a horse to come towards one …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YEAN a call to a horse in harness to turn left …1901 Sc.
– YEP a call to urge on a horse …1690
horse – phrases
– À LA COMANCHE hanging on the side of a horse as the Comanche Indian did in battle …1844 Amer. dial.
– CHINNING THE MOON said of a horse which bucks high, or stands on his hind feet and paws the air …1944 Amer. dial.