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colt

a male horse or pony under the age of four
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When Billy got away from Saxon's arms, he started leading the colt up and down to cool it off.
He began breaking colts to drive, and in the driving drove them wherever he sought horses.
He came back at full speed, and the colt, despite himself, unable to stop, lifted into the leap that would avoid the stream he feared, so that he cleared it with a good two yards to spare on the other side.
Michael must certainly have told the colt that he'd give him what-for if he didn't behave.
So it happened, when the posses had begun to penetrate the mountain, and when the man was compelled to make a daylight dash down into the Valley of the Moon to cross over to the mountain fastnesses that lay between it and Napa Valley, that Harley Kennan rode out on the hot-blooded colt he was training.
Where a steep, eight-foot bank came down to the edge of the road along which he was riding, Harley and the hot-blood colt were startled by an eruption through the screen of manzanita bushes above.
Even so, its shoulder impacted against the shoulder of the whirling colt below it, overthrowing the latter.
This was a case beyond his mark; however, he comforted the old woman with a promise that he would endeavor to procure something to relieve her, at the fort on the Wallah-Wallah, and would bring it on his return; with which assurance her husband was so well satisfied, that he presented the captain with a colt, to be killed as provisions for the journey: a medical fee which was thankfully accepted.
You'll have to train up, for I'm ploughing and chopping wood and breaking colts these days.
When he had eaten all he wanted he would have what he called fun with the colts, throwing stones and sticks at them to make them gallop.
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