A horse color - dull red to yellow-red, with a black mane and tail.
White hairs on the center of the forehead and face.
An injury or defect which does not limit usefulness.
Larval stage of the bot fly; during this stage these parasites live in the digestive tract of the horse.
Injury to the coronary band by the shoe of the horse or that of another horse.
An infection of the frog of the foot.
Leg bone in the lower leg.
A three-beat gait; a "lope".
A firm swelling on the point of the hock.
A horse color - ranging from a bright golden red to a mahogany chestnut, but without a black mane and tail. Also used to describe a horny growth on the inside of the legs.
Wedge-shaped bone inside the hoof.
Hocks close together, fetlocks wide apart.
A nervous condition in which horses hold on to a projection with their teeth, pull back to make the throat muscles rigid, and make a grunting noise while sucking air into the body. The air swallowed may cause colic.
The top of the hips or rump of a horse.
A term used to describe the indentions in the wearing surfaces of horses' teeth; used in age determination.
An injury or condition which affects usefulness.
A term used to describe a gait in which a forefoot moves in unison with the hind foot on the opposite side.
Contagious disease of horses characterized by swelling of the lymph glands, genital inflammation, and paralysis of the hind legs, spread by sexual contact.
Downward rotation of the coffin bone inside the hoof due to chronic founder of laminitus.
A horny growth on the back of the fetlock joint.
Back of the leg at the joint between the cannon bone and the long pastern bone.
A severe treatment sometimes used for injured ligaments or bones.
A sore on the withers connected to a diseased internal cavity; very difficult to heal.
A young, unweaned horse of either sex.
When the sole or shoe of the forefoot is struck by the toe of the hindfoot. Back hits Front.
A slow, easy gait in which the feet are mixed as if on the point of changing from a walk to a trot.
Wedge-shaped projection on the bottom of the horse's hoof.
All permanent incisors in wear; seen in a five-year-old horse.
A four beat gait, rate of travel (about 12 to 16 miles per hour).
A bundle of muscles in the hind leg just above the hock.
A castrated male horse.
An injury caused by sand or a stone working up into the foot through the sole.
A measure of 4 inches; used in measuring the height of horses. HEAVES (Asthma, broken wind) Almost any respiratory disease, condition characterized by difficulty in expiration; incurable.
Joint in the hind leg between the gaskin and the cannon bones.
(Founder) Condition caused by congestion of circulation in the sensitive laminae in the walls of the foot; may be caused by improper feeding, watering, work or cooling out.
Term used to describe a gait in which the fore and hind legs on the same side function in unison.
Commonly used term for a canter.
(PERIODIC OPTHALMIA) Eye defect; caused BLINDNESS by a riboflavin deficiency.
Inflammation of the small navicular bone oand bursa DISEASE inside the hoof.
The left side of the horse.
The right side of the horse.
A lateral two-beat gait.
Term used to describe action when the feet are thrown forward outside a vertical plane.
Part of the leg between the fetlock and the hoof.
A fistula at the poll.
A horse under 14:2 hands tall.
Practice of rising and descending of the rider with the rhythm of the trot; largely seen in horse show riding; not practiced with the western seat.
Decay of the lateral cartilage of the foot; characterized by the discharge of pus.
A distinct, two-beat, diagonal gait.
Defect which affects serviceability.
An acquired habit which interferes with a horse's usefulness.