Cast

Friday, January 14, 2011

Cast is the term used when a horse lays down or has fallen close to a fence or stall wall and is unable to get up without assistance….

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Dressage Movements

Friday, January 14, 2011

Capriole An intricate  movement performed by the Lipizzan horses in  the Spanish riding school in Vienna . It is considered the ultimate of all classical training. The horse…

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Blinker Hoods for Horses

Friday, January 14, 2011

This is a hood placed over the horses head that has different type of cups attached to restrict the vision of a horse. There are a number of…

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Bone. As in the refers to a horses leg

Friday, January 14, 2011

This is the measurement of the circumference around the horses cannon bone about halfway between the knee and the fetlock joints. Eight inches of bone is the average…

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Bishoping the teeth of an older horse

Friday, January 14, 2011

This is a practice of altering the teeth of an older horse in an attempt to make a horse appear to be younger than it really is. It…

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Bean Shooter — A Horses way of Going

Friday, January 14, 2011

This term refers to a horse that throws its front feet violently forward at the trot and exhibits little flexion. The hoof will appear to “land” about 12″…

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Base Narrow

Friday, January 14, 2011

A horse that stands with the front or rear feet close together, yet  standing with both legs vertical. Base wide is when the horse stands with the front or…

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Balanced Seat Riding

Friday, January 14, 2011

A horse riding position that requires  a minimum  of muscular effort to remain in the saddle and interferes the least with the horse’s movement and equilibrium. Please follow and…

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Aged Horse

Friday, January 14, 2011

A horse that is eight years of age or older. It should also be noted that the  term is often used to indicate a horse  that is smooth…

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Horse Tack

Monday, January 10, 2011

Tack in regards to it’s use on horses can be defined as any equipment used in riding or driving horses. Examples are saddles, bridles and harnesses. Each horse…

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