Fanciers select their dogs, horses, pigeons, etc., for breeding, when nearly grown up.
"On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
These animals were the best on the range and belonged mostly to Guy Isbel, who was the horse fancier and trader of the family.
"To the Last Man" by Zane Grey
It is a favorite resort of horse-jockeys and horse-fanciers.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume II. No. 2, November, 1884" by Various
The chief event of the day was the horse races, and the mayor was an enthusiastic horse-fancier and steward of the Jockey Club.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
The horse-fancier may invest a few hundreds very profitably in the purchase of some really good brood mares.
"Trade and Travel in the Far East" by G. F. Davidson
Like his elder brother, he was a horse fancier, and was a skilful driver.
"Brother Against Brother" by Oliver Optic
I don't care if he costs a little more than a horse-fancier would say was his value.
"Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. I (of II)" by Edmund Downey
Charles James Lever
Like all the Boers, my father was a great horse fancier and took pride in several fast animals that he had bred at Rietvlei.
"Adventures in Swaziland" by Owen Rowe O'Neil
And what was more for the present purpose, he was an ardent horse-fancier, and a connaisseur of horse-flesh.
"Odd Bits of History" by Henry W. Wolff