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A '''horse''' is a domesticated animal, often used as a mount or pack beast. In the [[Witcher series|novels]], it is the primary method of transport. Distances are also often measured in multiples of a "day's ride", which is said to be between 35 and 50 miles per day for very good specimens and perhaps closer to 20 miles per day for "average" animals.
 
A '''horse''' is a domesticated animal, often used as a mount or pack beast. In the [[Witcher series|novels]], it is the primary method of transport. Distances are also often measured in multiples of a "day's ride", which is said to be between 35 and 50 miles per day for very good specimens and perhaps closer to 20 miles per day for "average" animals.
   
==Notable horses==
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== Horse equipment ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caparison Caparison] – A caparison is a covering, or cloth, laid over a horse, especially a pack animal, or horse of state. It is part of the horse armour known as barding, which was typically worn during warfare
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saddle Saddle] – A saddle is a supportive structure for a rider or other load, fastened to an animal's back by a girth.
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridle Bridle] – A bridle is a piece of equipment used to direct a horse. It usually consists of leather headstall, bit and reins
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== Notable horses ==
 
* [[Roach]] - the name [[Geralt]] gives to all his horses. His preference is for mares.
 
* [[Roach]] - the name [[Geralt]] gives to all his horses. His preference is for mares.
 
* [[Kelpie (horse)|Kelpie]] - [[Ciri]]'s mare
 
* [[Kelpie (horse)|Kelpie]] - [[Ciri]]'s mare
 
* [[Pegasus]] - [[Dandelion]]'s gelding
 
* [[Pegasus]] - [[Dandelion]]'s gelding
   
==See also==
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== See also ==
 
* [[Unicorn]]
 
* [[Unicorn]]
   

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A horse is a domesticated animal, often used as a mount or pack beast. In the novels, it is the primary method of transport. Distances are also often measured in multiples of a "day's ride", which is said to be between 35 and 50 miles per day for very good specimens and perhaps closer to 20 miles per day for "average" animals.

Horse equipment

  • Caparison – A caparison is a covering, or cloth, laid over a horse, especially a pack animal, or horse of state. It is part of the horse armour known as barding, which was typically worn during warfare
  • Saddle – A saddle is a supportive structure for a rider or other load, fastened to an animal's back by a girth.
  • Bridle – A bridle is a piece of equipment used to direct a horse. It usually consists of leather headstall, bit and reins

Notable horses

See also

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