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see Standardbred horseStandardbred horse
or trotter,
American breed of light horse developed especially for harness, or sulky, racing. Of Thoroughbred ancestry, it is similar in appearance to a thoroughbred but has shorter legs.
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a horse whose principal gait is the trot. Special trotting breeds of horses have been developed, including the American, Orlov, and Russian trotters. Trotters may be used as light harness horses in agriculture, but their primary use is in harness racing and equestrian sports.


1. a person or animal that trots, esp a horse that is specially trained to trot fast
2. the foot of certain animals, esp of pigs
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