Definition of horsebox in English:


Line breaks: horse|box
Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːsbɒks


A vehicle or trailer equipped with a compartment or container for transporting one or more horses.
More example sentences
  • The accident record didn't warrant the excessive measures proposed by the scheme and the humps would create noise pollution as vehicles including farm vehicles, horseboxes and towed trailers negotiated the humps.
  • No matter what you are towing, be it a caravan horsebox or trailer, certain rules apply.
  • PC Burham explained how it's suspected that offenders are renting barns or large outbuildings from farmers and using the space to dismantle, paint or change horseboxes and trailers before selling them on.

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