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horse doctor

rude slang A physician who is regarded as poor or inept. You better get a second opinion on your condition because Dr. Jones strikes me as a horse doctor.
See also: doctor, horse

horse doctor

n. a doctor. (Derogatory. Originally referred to a veterinarian.) That horse doctor says there’s nothing wrong with me.
See also: doctor, horse
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He looked me over, protesting loudly that he wasn't a horse doctor. Doc treated me every day along with other soldiers.
Bay horse Doctor seized third place beaten by seven lengths as Mission Possible become lame at 100 yards and could not complete the race.
My elder sister is in publishing, my younger sister is at university doing equine science - she wants to be a horse doctor - while my elder brother does nothing at all!
A Glasgow reader asked me to find out what happened to Hobbs' horse Doctor Goddard, a very unlucky second to Martin Pipe's Hit and Run (a winner on Friday night) at Cheltenham in October after doing the splits three out.
Earlier, the field was reduced to five horses following withdrawal of bay horse Doctor before the race.
IT WAS difficult to work out whether Dr William Palmer was a physician, a horse doctor or an undertaker.
They spew out psycho babble and economic wizardry but are little more than phoney 19th century horse doctors offering elixirs to cure all known ailments.