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        07-12-2010, 09:51 AM
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    Lightbulb Horse Terminology

    Hock - the financial condition of all horse owners.

    Stall - what your trailer rig does at rush hour in an unfamiliar city on the way to a big horse show.

    A bit - what you have left in your pocket after you've been to your favorite tack shop.

    Fence - a 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 - a green coat pattern found on freshly washed light-colored horses left unattended for 2 minutes in a pasture.

    Well-mannered - a horse that hasn't stepped on, bitten or kicked any human for a week.

    Rasp - an abrasive metal tool used to remove excess skin from one's knuckles.

    Lunging - popular training method in which a horse exercises the human by spinning them in circles until dizzy.

    Gallop - customary gait a horse chooses when returning back to the barn.

    Nicely started - the horse lunges but there is not enough health insurance in the world to even think about riding him.

    Colic - gastrointestinal distress in people after eating food at horse fairs and shows.

    Colt - what your mare gives you when you want a filly.

    Easy to load - only takes 3 hours, 4 men, a 50 lb. Bag of oats, and a tractor with a loader.

    Easy to catch - in a 10 x 10 stall, that is.

    Easy rider - rides good in a trailer, not to be confused with "rideable."

    Endurance ride - end result when your horse spooks and runs away with you.

    Hives - what you get when you receive the vet bill for your horse.

    Hobbles - walking gait of a human after their foot has been stepped on by a horse.

    Feed - expensive substance used to manufacture manure.

    Dog house - what you are in when you spend too much money on grooming supplies and pretty halters.

    Light cribber - we can't afford to build any more fencing or box stalls for this buzz saw on 4 legs.

    A 3 Gaited horse - a horse that trips, stumbles and falls.


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        07-12-2010, 11:44 AM
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    Weanling
    Haha, these are great!
         
        07-14-2010, 10:37 AM
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    Weanling
    Those were hilarious. My personal favorite was 'light cribber'
         

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