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    03-06-2008, 01:25 AM
  #1
Yearling
Horsey dictionary!

There are some horse related words that I see misspelled over and over again all over the internet.

I thought it would be fun to start a list of correct spellings for horse terms. :)

#1) Conformation (not confirmation)
     
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    03-06-2008, 01:52 AM
  #2
Green Broke
#2) LUNGE (not lounge?) ahahaha I still don't know which is right...
     
    03-06-2008, 05:09 AM
  #3
Yearling
I have seen that one spelled so many ways!! Good one. :)

#3) Pastern (not pasturn)
     
    03-06-2008, 10:38 AM
  #4
Showing
^LOL soo true!

#4) Breeches (not britches or breetches). LOL!
     
    03-06-2008, 11:40 AM
  #5
Trained
This is a good topic!

However, I can't spell so I'm not going to comment on anything
     
    03-06-2008, 11:46 AM
  #6
Trained
I can't think of anything off the top of my head, but i'll have to take a look around.

I do know before here I used to spell definitely with an 'a' (definiately)
     
    03-06-2008, 01:45 PM
  #7
Showing
Great idea! I honestly hate it when I see things spelled improperly. (watch me have misspelled that... or that!)

GaIT = how a horse moves, walk trot canter/walk jog lope/ whatever

GaTE = the thing that keeps your horses in the paddock, and swings open to let you and the horses you choose in/out.

HelmET = (not helmit) is a brain bucket

Breed = a horse's "race" if you will, or to breed a mare is to impregnate a mare. A mare is never bread, that's something you eat, she's bred.

Hooves, not hoofs = horses' feet.


More later, gotta go work.
     
    03-06-2008, 01:52 PM
  #8
Green Broke
Hahhhhahahahahha ^^^ I LOVE IT! A brain bucket lol made me crack up!
     
    03-06-2008, 02:01 PM
  #9
Trained
I admit I say horse feet sometimes

Another thing I don't really like is when people say da horse instead of the horse. Or replace "er" with an 'a'

But I did know a few people who talked like that. I bothered me, and I find it makes it a little hard to read
     
    03-06-2008, 02:28 PM
  #10
Green Broke
Personal pet peeve is "welch" pony! Um... your pony is not a grape, it is a WELSH pony....
     

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