Rostov could already see their faces and heard the command: "Charge!" shouted by an officer who was urging his thoroughbred to full speed.
He was riding a very fine thoroughbred gray Arab horse with a crimson gold-embroidered saddlecloth.
On the thirteenth of June a rather small, thoroughbred Arab horse was brought to Napoleon.
"The squadwon can’t pass," shouted Vaska Denisov, showing his white teeth fiercely and spurring his black thoroughbred Arab, which twitched its ears as the bayonets touched it, and snorted, spurting white foam from his bit, tramping the planks of the bridge with his hoofs, and apparently ready to jump over the railings had his rider let him.
Denisov in a felt cloak and a sheepskin cap from which the rain ran down was riding a thin thoroughbred horse with sunken sides.
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A feral hog, some hornets, and a prodigy led me through the woods so that I might stumble upon the first girl I ever kissed riding "TOC like he’s a thoroughbred next to the grave of an Austro-Hungarian Archduke.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
There would be burnished, stick-legged Thoroughbreds, their jockeys in billowing bright silks, careering past.