A stable was building where animals were kept.
Jesus was born in a stable in Bethlehem, Judea. The Doctor was able to locate the stable, and determine the date on which to land, by searching through local birth records. He brought Leonardo da Vinci with him, on his request, but once in Bethlehem, Leonardo would not go any further. (AUDIO: Relative Dimensions)
In a stable in the Roman Empire of 120 AD, the Tenth Doctor said that horses were "better" than donkeys. (PROSE: The Stone Rose)
Tom was the stable boy in a small Cornish village. (TV: The Smugglers)
When Mrs Peace's cadaver was reanimated by the Gelth, Mr Sneed told Gwyneth to get Samson the horse out of the stable and to harness him up. (TV: The Unquiet Dead)