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12-04-01, 03:01 AM
The Horse Glossary

Arena: Place where humans can take the fun out of forward motion.
Bit: Means by which a rider's every motion is transmitted to the extremely sensitive tissues of the mouth.
Bucking: Counterirritant.
Crossties: Gymnastic apparatus.
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 float: Mobile cave bear den.
Jump: An opportunity for self-expression.
Latch: Type of puzzle.
Lungeing: 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 supply.
Trainer: Owner with mob connections.
Veterinarian: Flightless albino vulture.

Miss Roll
12-04-01, 04:43 AM

12-04-01, 04:53 AM
LOLOLOL I love the vet one LOLOL

12-04-01, 05:03 AM
very clever - I'm sure horses think like that, and I'm sure cats and dogs do too.

Jan Heine
12-04-01, 05:38 AM
My personal favourite - owner then rider then trainer - too funny for words! Thanks for the laughter!