Horse Terms and Tips


Horse Terms

Hock: Financial condition of all horse owners.

Fence: Decorative structure built to provide your horse with something to chew on

Horse Auction: What you think of having after your horse bucks you off

Pinto: Green coat pattern found on freshly washed light colored horses left unattended for two minutes

Rasp: Abrasive metal tool used to remove excess skin from ones knuckles

Lunging: Popular training method in which a horse exercises their owner by spinning them in circles until dizzy

Easy to Catch: In a 10 x 10 stall

Hives: What you get when you receive the vet bill for your six horses, three dogs and four cats

Hobbles: Walking gait of a horse owner after their foot has been trampled by their horse

Dog House: What you are in when you spend too much money on grooming supplies and pretty halters

Important Things for Horse Owners to Know

If you want your mare to go into labor, take a nap.

Want it to rain?  Mow a field of hay.

Important Things for Blonde Horse Owners to Know

Be sure to check the bed of your pickup truck for hay and grain before you go through the car wash.

The judge does not award extra points for designing your own course.

When loading your trailer to go to the horse show, remember to load the horse, too.