Horse's View of the
( See also The
Horse Owners' Dictionary )
where humans can take the fun out of forward motion.
Bit: Means by
which a rider's every motion is transmitted to the sensitive tissues
of the mouth.
Dressage: Process by which some riders can eventually be
taught to respect the bit.
Fence: Barrier that protects good grazing.
Grain: Sole virtue of domestication.
Hitching rail: Means by which to
test one's strength.
Horse trailer: Mobile cave bear den.
The lesser of two evils.
Jump: An opportunity for self-expression.
Latch: Type of puzzle.
Longeing: Procedure for keeping a prospective
rider at bay.
Owner: Human assigned responsibility for one's feeding.
Rider: Owner overstepping its bounds.
Farrier: Disposable surrogate
owner; useful for acting out aggression without compromising food
Trainer: Owner with mob connections.
Can you suggest any more? If so, please e-mail
us and we'll add them to this list.
These definitions were passed to us
the original author. If they are someone's copyright, then we apologize but
they do appear on many websites, www.equerry.com
for example, where there are more amusing definitions
and horsey humour.