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The Definition of Paddock

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Definition: A paddock is small fenced outdoor pasture area where a horse is kept. A paddock may have a dirt or grass surface. Paddocks are often used a temporary containment to keep horses off of larger pastures, or for turn-out of horses that are kept stabled.
Also Known As: Yard
Examples:
We kept the pony in the small paddock so it couldn't get fat eating grass in the pasture.

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