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halter-break

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Definition of halter-break in English:

verb

[with object]
Accustom (a young horse) to wearing and being handled in a halter: her foal has already been halter-broken
More example sentences
  • Standard size domestic donkeys are useful for halter-breaking young calves and foals.
  • At camp, Mr. John T. Baker helped us halter-break our calves and teach them to lead and show!
  • They also have to halter-break a yearling heifer within a certain time frame, which gives some relief to those who work at the Beef Center.

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