Horsin' Around

May 2, 2018
Even if it’s not Derby Day, you can’t say neigh to this list of horse vocabulary. Quit stalling and practice these 20 words!
The genes also showed a variety of colorings — cream, black, spotted, bay and chestnut.
Two of the creatures were fitted with bridles and stirrups of braided cord.
Most combine several pieces of music to match the three gaits: the walk, the trot and the canter.
The equestrian group hosts a number of events at the lake throughout the year from casual rides to competitions for almost any age or skill level.
This worthy farm and sanctuary is home to 19 assorted equines — including three mares and their foals saved from slaughter, two rescued mustangs, plus mini-horses, mini-donkeys, a hinny and a mule.
Tens of thousands of old horseshoes were provided by farriers in Hampshire - some of them were used whole and others cut into smaller pieces.
And however it goes, and whoever moves forward, we’ll be able to tell just by looking at their gait and evaluating their posture.
At 14, she got a license to gallop her mom’s horses at Longacres and worked as a groom, learning the skills that would benefit her later as a trainer.
So silent was it that the fall of their ponies’ hoofs, rustling on dead leaves and occasionally stumbling on hidden roots, seemed to thud in their ears.
Derby City Gaming will feature an electronic version of gambling that allows people to bet on past races without knowing the names of the trainers, jockeys or horses.
He shut his eyes and clung to the horse’s mane.
The mare is still recovering from an injury, but during her time on the racetrack, she earned more than $26,000.
However, Hagrid strolled off around the edge of the trees, and five minutes later, they found themselves outside a kind of paddock.
I stepped back, but he swooped me up in his arms and shouted, “My little palomino pony! That’s what you are!”
Suddenly the foremost Rider spurred his horse forward.
No other guard crossed his path, and soon he was vaulting over Capricorn's wall.
He is the beautiful sorrel that just couldn't win.
It hurt just to prance from the paddock to the gate.
I rode with one hand on the pommel and the other goading my horse with a switch.
Last year her horse Dartmouth won the Hardwicke Stakes, her first victory at Royal Ascot since 2013, when her filly Estimate won the Gold Cup.

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