Definition of blood horse in English:

blood horse


  • A thoroughbred horse.

    • ‘My horse is very much a blood horse, he takes a lot of work.’
    • ‘And this self-representation is most profoundly figured as a partnership with intelligent, sensitive blood horses, who have initiative and ideas and will not be bullied into submission.’
    • ‘Importing Eastern blood horses through the Levant trade entailed ‘much trouble, expense and difficulty to procure, keep, and then to send them away’.’
    • ‘In the 1590s, when Eastern blood horses were still rare in England, Arabians were infinitely superior to other horses, a breed apart.’