adjective, horsier, horsiest.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a horse.
dealing with or interested in horses, horseback riding, fox hunting, horse racing, etc.: the horsy set in local society.
rather heavy and awkward in general appearance or facial structure: That heavy coat makes you look horsy.
Also, horsey.

1585–95; horse + -y1

horsiness, noun
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horsey or horsy (ˈhɔːsɪ)
adj , horsier, horsiest
1.  of or relating to horses: a horsey smell
2.  dealing with or devoted to horses
3.  like a horse: a horsey face
horsy or horsy
'horsily or horsy
'horsiness or horsy

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Cast and crew made inquiries about the neighborhood and soon discovered its horsy heritage.
The fire marshal kept a close eye on the event while the horsy set mixed and mingled inside.
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