Definition of Cleveland bay in English:

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Cleveland bay


A bay horse of a strong breed originating in the north of England, formerly popular as carriage horses.
Example sentences
  • The first landau was pulled by four Windsor grey horses, with a pair of Cleveland bays pulling the second carriage, flanked on each side by two mounted police.
  • She explains that it's not just any old piece of material they pin to a triumphant pig, Holstein cow, Texel sheep or Cleveland bay.
  • That's how Monty found himself galloping along the moors on a 17-hand Cleveland bay, despite having hardly any riding experience.

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