What A Good Horse Can Do

Global Horse Culture Archive on March 22, 2008, 21:14

If you read enough descriptions of horse breeds you may come across this phrase at one point or another:

He plowed the fields or pulled a wagon during the week, hauled the family to town on Saturday, and to church on Sunday. (Tennessee Walking Horse)

It's used to describe an all-purpose horse breed that is pleasant tempered, sturdy and practical, but attractive enough to impress the neighbors.  I've come across variations of this phrase so many times I thought I'd make a little collection. Here are some: 

...a horse that could work the land, take the product