Meaning: a horse one year old, dating from January 1 of the year after the year of foaling.
Synonyms: Nursling, Weanling, calf, colt, fawn, young
Antonyms: old, elder
Usage/Example: 1. Bison rubbing on the fence in the Buffalo Herd area at Genesee Park. Denver plans to auction off 25 yearling bison in annual event. (Source: Denver Post)
2. Beaver Trapper went through four horse sales and was originally a $48,000 yearling purchase. (Source: Horse-Canada.com)
3. While many academic studies have focused on price analysis in yearling markets, the 2-year-old market is one that researchers have not yet investigated. (Source: thehorse.com)