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Adult Horses:     MARE - Adult female horse (3 years and older).     GELDING - Castrated adult male horse (3 years and older).     STALLION - Uncastrated adult male horse (3 years and older).     PONY - A full-grown small horse (14.2 hands and under). Young Horses:     FOAL - A newborn baby horse (before weaning).     WEANLING - A colt or filly who is 6 to 12 months old.     YEARLING - A horse who is between 1 and 2 years old.     COLT - Male horse (3 years old and under).     FILLY - Female horse (3 years old and under). The Horse's Body:     CONFORMATION - The shape of a horse's body. A horse with good conformation is stronger and more likely to stay sound than one with weak conformation.     HAND - Measures how tall a horse is (one hand = four inches).     LAME - A "lame horse" has an injury that interferes with his performance and/or health.     SOUND - A "sound horse" does not have any injuries that interfere with his performance and/or health.     POINTS - This word is used when describing the color of a horse. The "points" of a horse are his mane, tail, lower legs and the tips of his ears.     GAIT - The different speeds a horse can travel. Every horse has 4 natural "gaits", the (1) walk (2) trot (3) canter (4) gallop.     BAY - a term used to describe a color of horse that ranges from light reddish or tan shades to dark brown and mahongany/auburn shades. Bay horses always have black points (legs, muzzle, mane and tail, and tips of ears).
Equine Terminology

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Equine Terminology

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without expressed written consent by THR or CST

Adult Horses:     MARE - Adult female horse (3 years and older).     GELDING - Castrated adult male horse (3 years and older).     STALLION - Uncastrated adult male horse (3 years and older).     PONY - A full-grown small horse (14.2 hands and under). Young Horses:     FOAL - A newborn baby horse (before weaning).     WEANLING - A colt or filly who is 6 to 12 months old.     YEARLING - A horse who is between 1 and 2 years old.     COLT - Male horse (3 years old and under).     FILLY - Female horse (3 years old and under). The Horse's Body:     CONFORMATION - The shape of a horse's body. A horse with good conformation is stronger and more likely to stay sound than one with weak conformation.     HAND - Measures how tall a horse is (one hand = four inches).     LAME - A "lame horse" has an injury that interferes with his performance and/or health.     SOUND - A "sound horse" does not have any injuries that interfere with his performance and/or health.     POINTS - This word is used when describing the color of a horse. The "points" of a horse are his mane, tail, lower legs and the tips of his ears.     GAIT - The different speeds a horse can travel. Every horse has 4 natural "gaits", the (1) walk (2) trot (3) canter (4) gallop.     BAY - a term used to describe a color of horse that ranges from light reddish or tan shades to dark brown and mahongany/auburn shades. Bay horses always have black points (legs, muzzle, mane and tail, and tips of ears). See also points.
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Home About Horse for Faith Tale of two Vinnie Trinity Policies Gallery Contact Donations Sponsor Adoption
Adult Horses:     MARE - Adult female horse (3 years and older).     GELDING - Castrated adult male horse (3 years and older).     STALLION - Uncastrated adult male horse (3 years and older).     PONY - A full-grown small horse (14.2 hands and under). Young Horses:     FOAL - A newborn baby horse (before weaning).     WEANLING - A colt or filly who is 6 to 12 months old.     YEARLING - A horse who is between 1 and 2 years old.     COLT - Male horse (3 years old and under).     FILLY - Female horse (3 years old and under). The Horse's Body:     CONFORMATION - The shape of a horse's body. A horse with good conformation is stronger and more likely to stay sound than one with weak conformation.     HAND - Measures how tall a horse is (one hand = four inches).     LAME - A "lame horse" has an injury that interferes with his performance and/or health.     SOUND - A "sound horse" does not have any injuries that interfere with his performance and/or health.     POINTS - This word is used when describing the color of a horse. The "points" of a horse are his mane, tail, lower legs and the tips of his ears.     GAIT - The different speeds a horse can travel. Every horse has 4 natural "gaits", the (1) walk (2) trot (3) canter (4) gallop.     BAY - a term used to describe a color of horse that ranges from light reddish or tan shades to dark brown and mahongany/auburn shades. Bay horses always have black points (legs, muzzle, mane and tail, and tips of ears).
Equine Terminology

Trinity Horse Refuge 2016© Site created and maintained by California Systems Technology®

Content of this site may not be used or reproduced without expressed written consent by THR or CST

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