Equestrian Terms

The state of an animal laying down that is unable to get up. May be due to illness or injury. Also occurs when a horse in a box stall rolls over against a wall, trapping its legs against the wall.


A dam with its calf of the Equus Ferus Caballus variety

The mother of a horse.

The skill of riding a horse.

False Martingale
A strap-in horse harness passing from the collar, through the horse’s legs to the belly band, to hold the collar in position. Unlike a true martingale it does not attach to the reins or head.

A castrated male horse of any age.

A maker of metal parts for harnesses, bridles, spurs, and other horse apparel.

Neigh or Whinny
The classic sound made by a horse. Generally a loud noise, described as a squeal followed by a nicker. Often is heard when a horse is looking for another horse or a person, sometimes used to call out to unseen animals.

Resting a foreleg; indicating soreness in that leg or foot.

Short-handled, flexible, weighted whip, of braided leather or rawhide.

The father of a horse.

The underlying solid structure or frame of a saddle, which is covered with leather.

A horse that is between 12 and 24 months of age.

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