Definition of Trakehner in English:


Syllabification: Tra·keh·ner
Pronunciation: /träˈkānər


  • 1A saddle horse of a light breed first developed at the Trakehnen stud farm near Kaliningrad in Russia.
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    • Katrina was very nice and her big Trakehner gelding Shadow was a terrific jumper.
    • My mom was involved with organizing a celebratory performance of Trakehner horses.
    • The Trakehner stallion put in a flowing and brilliant test, showing off the excellent foundation he received in Germany.
  • 2A type of fence used in horse trials, consisting of a ditch spanned by center rails.
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    • The hold lasted 54 minutes, leaving two competitors to walk around in front of fence 7, an imposing Trakehner.


early 20th century: from German.

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