two-year-old horse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n two-year-old horse a racehorse that is two years old
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Usage

In literature:

Two Navajo chiefs, called by white men Old Horse and Silver, were there for the first time in years.
"Wildfire" by Zane Grey
He was twenty-two years old, and he had never yet been aboard a horse.
"Merton of the Movies" by Harry Leon Wilson
He had one old horse, and a couple of colts, each two years old.
"David Crockett: His Life and Adventures" by John S. C. Abbott
Suppose this horse was desexed at two years old.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
When one is fifteen years old, a live horse may be as interesting as two dead poets.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
Horses under six years' old are seldom equal to very hard work: they are not, full-grown, of much use, where only one or two are kept.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
He sprang out of the saddle, and was told that the master was with the horses in the paddock, exercising the two-year-olds.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
I had now one old horse, and a couple of two year old colts.
"A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee." by Davy Crockett
A mare used to be put to the horse at three years old, but latterly two has become the common age.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Harness racing at the Illinois State Fair Wednesday finished with two $40,0000 state fair championships for 3-year-old horses.
Harness racing at the Illinois State Fair Wednesday finished with two $40,0000 state fair championships for 3-year-old horses.
The 66-year-old trainer has only five horses competing during the two-month event.
The Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s June sale of two-year-olds and horses of racing age begins Friday, June 15.
Meredith has trained the 25-year-old Morgan horse since he was two years old and the duo has won many riding contests.
(WHAS) – A two-year-old boy has died from injuries he suffered when he fell from a horse during a Thanksgiving gathering at his grandfather's farm.
(WHAS) – A two-year -old boy has died from injuries he suffered when he fell from a horse during a Thanksgiving gathering at his grandfather's farm.
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