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Glossary of Equine Terms - T

Tack: Refers to the equipment of a riding horse - saddle, bridle etc. Short for "tackle." Tapeworms: Internal equine parasite. Teaser: Substitute stallion used to test the...

Glossary of Equine Terms - M

Mammoth Jack: Breed of donkey known for it's large size and height. Manege: An enclosure used for training and schooling horses. Also called a school. Mangalarga Marchador...

Glossary of Equine Terms - K

Knabstruper: Breed of horse from Denmark, known for its spotted coat, similar to that of the Appaloosa. Knackers: Slang word for slaughterhouse, abbatoir. Someone who buys horses at auction...

Glossary of Equine Terms - P

Pacer: A horse which moves its legs in lateral pairs, rather than the conventional diagonal pairs. Pack Horse: Horse used to carry goods in packs placed in packs...

Equine Conformation Part 1

There is no such thing as the perfect horse... However, by being knowledgeable about the finer points of equine anatomy and conformation, you can find a horse that is more likely...

Glossary of Equine Terms - O

Offside: The right hand side of the horse. Oldenburg: Breed of horse originally used as a carriage horse in Europe. Since the early twentieth century, the breed has...

Equine Vaccination Basics

Over the past 75 years, vaccines have saved the lives of thousands of horses and rendered a number of terrible equine diseases exceedingly rare. They remain among the most effective...

Unusual Equine Coat Spots Explained

[/caption] A plain bay is as plain as day and an outright Appaloosa is easy to spot, but what about those horses who seem to sport a blend of colors or...

Glossary of Equine Terms - E

Eel Stripe: A continuous stripe of black or brown hair from neck to tail. Seen in horses of "primitive" breeding, such as the Exmoor and the Norwegian Fjord and...

Glossary of Equine Terms - A

Above the Bit: Where the horse evades the riders aids by raising the head above the level of the rider's hands. This reduces the amount of control the rider...

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