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horse

(hôrs)
n.
a. A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.
b. An adult male horse; a stallion.
c. Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.
v.intr.
To be in heat. Used of a mare.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a horse: a horse blanket.
2. Mounted on horses: horse guards.
3. Drawn or operated by a horse.
Drug slang A regional term for heroin
Infectious disease A hoofed ungulate mammal—Equus ferus caballus—that may be associated with certain infections through occupational or recreational exposure—e.g., Actinobacillus spp, anthrax, brucellosis, cryptosporidiosis, equine morbillivirus, glanders, leptospirosis, rabies, salmonellosis, yersiniosis
Psychology See Equestrian therapy, Hippotherapy
References in periodicals archive ?
Los hallazgos anteriores de este estudio muestran similitud con los hallazgos descriptivos en cortes coronales y horizontales del encefalo de las especies: Equus caballus, Canis familiaris y Homo sapiens sapiens (Sisson & Grossman, 1982; Brodal, 1998; Dyce et al.
Intestine, Equus caballus (M), NA, Limon (Brenes-Madrigal, 1961), San Pedro Montes de Oca, San Jose (NP).
Stomach, Equus caballus (M), NA (Brenes-Madrigal 1961).
Common name Species name Mean weight Type of track (kg) Horse Equus caballus 409.
Paleoenvironmental data and modern ethological data for Equus caballus were used.
Summer (April-November) deaths near the Bluefish Caves would therefore represent early or late seasonal movements between plateaux and valley ranges that are entirely consistent with what we know of the behaviour and feeding habits of Equus caballus in the wild.
Diversity of the infracommunities of strongylid nematodes in the ventral colon of Equus caballus from Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil.
Nematodes Cyathostominae parasites of Equus caballus in the state of Minas Gerais.