Definition of remuda in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈmuːdə/


North American
A herd of horses that have been saddle-broken, from which ranch hands choose their mounts for the day.
Example sentences
  • In 1996 the Stuart won the Best Remuda Award, given by the AQHA and the National Cattleman's Beef Association to outstanding ranch remudas of registered Quarter Horses.
  • He was there in seconds to return all the horses to the remuda.
  • They wouldn't let Grandpa Dan fight so instead he tended the remuda for Terrell's Texas Rangers.


Late 19th century: via American Spanish, from Spanish, literally 'exchange, replacement'.

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