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Fit as a horse

Posted by David FG on June 25, 2005

In Reply to: Fit as a horse posted by Karen on June 24, 2005

: Does anyone know the origin of the phrase "fit as a horse"?

I am not familiar with the phrase, but I would imagine it is fairly straightforward. A horse is a fairly fit animal (certainly one required to work or race must be.)

DFG