Definition of loose box in English:

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loose box

noun

British
A stable, or an enclosed area in a stable building, in which a horse is kept and within which it does not need to be tied.
Example sentences
  • A separate driveway leads to the stable areas, which comprise a large loose stable, three loose boxes and a tack room.
  • There is extensive stabling with eighteen loose boxes, an indoor arena and extensive farm buildings.
  • He used to ride well, but doesn't these days, although there are 13 loose boxes, a tack room and an outdoor manège.

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