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post #1 of 5 Old 07-13-2012, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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Question Alphabet?

For a 4h project, I'm creating a hunter/jumper alphabet which I will outline in a video.

I need help with a few. Be creative! For example, "X" could be "extra" or something. I'm totally stuck, and I've weeded through my horse books and internet sites. hehe

A- attire
B- bits & bridles
C- connection **(as in like, the bond horses and riders have)
D- diagonal
E- equitation
F- flat work
G- grooming for shows
H- Hacking
I- Independent Seat
J- Jump-off
K- ???
L- Leads
M- Movement
N- ???
O- On the bit
P- Protection
Q- ???
R- Refusals
S- Safety
T- Tack
U- ???
V- ???
W- walking the course
X- ???
Y- ???
Z- ???

Any ideas?

Riders aren't 16 and pregnant. Riders are 16 and arthritic.
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-13-2012, 01:10 PM
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K - keur
Q - equitation
V - verticals and oxers (jumps)
X - halt, salute (proceed working trot)
Y - yearling
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post #3 of 5 Old 07-13-2012, 01:15 PM
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N- Natural something natural gait or anything like that
U- Us against them

Baby, Sparta, Carmen, Henry, Hooch, Mercedes, Butterscotch
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post #4 of 5 Old 07-13-2012, 01:23 PM
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Sounds fun

C- collection/concentration/counter canter
K-knee/Kimblewick (which is a type of mild curb bit, I guess?)
N-neck rein/numnah (which is a saddle pad?)
Y-I second the yearling

edited to add:
G-Grand Prix/girth/gait/gallop

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post #5 of 5 Old 07-13-2012, 01:50 PM
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N- natural horsemanship
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