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- n. a vehicle for transporting horses
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a railroad car for transporting valuable horses, as hunters.
- n. a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A closed car for transporting horses by rail.
- n. An inclosure for horses in a vessel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses
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Rutherford was persuaded to abandon the horsebox at the Forth Road Bridge and a taxi was dispatched to bring him back to the track.
Gary Rutherford was identified as the only possibility, but had already left the course, cadging a lift in a horsebox, after taking part in the first race.
Scraping together the money to put diesel in the horsebox is more of a concern than booking flights and transport to the Breeders' Cup in America.
By candlelight it was as cosy as a horsebox can be and we were snug as bugs – which I was trying NOT to think about, given our proximity to the pond – in the little bed above the driver's cabin.
But, park the horsebox in a flower-filled meadow, kit it out like a Toast photoshoot and give it a cute name – and you've got a retro-romantic-mini-break-on-wheels.
Who'd have thought a weekend in a horsebox could be so romantic.
OK, so a horsebox sounds about as glamorous as a portaloo, and, unless you are a pony-mad eight-year-old, the proposition of camping in one isn't likely to get a girl's heart cantering.
At the big jump horses auction in the South Yorkshire town, only moments after the local constabulary took a break, a horsebox belonging to trainer Colin Tizzard was stolen from the sales car park.
Can't wait to see how the horsebox house develops.
Amazingly the horsebox arrived a few minutes before us.
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