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Horses

TermDefinition
Allelomimetic Behavior a range of activities in which the performance of a behavior increases the probability of that behavior being performed by other nearby animals.
Bars The bar of the horse is referring to the top and bottom mouth of the horse.
Broodmare A mare is an adult female horse or other equine.
Cecum a pouch connected to the junction of the small and large intestines.
Coldblood Warm-blooded horse breeds were produced by crossing hot-blooded and cold-blooded horses.
Colt describes young male horses which is a horse of either sex less than one year of age.
Conformation the shape or structure of something, especially an animal.
Draft Horse Large horses that were used for hard labor.
English Riding A form of horse riding throughout the world
Equine relating to or affecting horses or other members of the horse family.
Equine Assisted Therapy Equine-assisted therapy encompasses a range of treatments that involve activities with horses and other equines to promote human physical and mental health.
Equines a horse or other member of the horse family.
Equus Asinus Asinus is a subgenus of Equus that encompasses several subspecies of the Equidae
Equus Caballus It is a mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. Commonly knows as a horse
Farrier a craftsman who trims and shoes horses' hooves.
Feral A feral horse is a free-roaming horse of domesticated stock. As such, a feral horse is not a wild animal in the sense of an animal without domesticated ancestors.
Filly a young female horse, especially one less than four years old.
Foal A foal is an equine up to one year old; this term is used mainly for horses. More specific terms are colt for a male foal
Foaling To give birth to a foal
Frog The blood flows down the horse's leg into the digital cushion, a fibrous part of the inner hoof located just above the frog which contains a network of blood vessels.
Gelding a castrated animal, especially a male horse.
Hand The unit used to measure a horse.
Hinny a domestic equine hybrid that is the offspring of a male horse, a stallion, and a female donkey, a jenny.
Hot blood Horses that tend to be more nervous
Imprinting (of a young animal) come to recognize (another animal, person, or thing) as a parent or other object of habitual trust.
Jack A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (a jack) and a female horse (a mare)
Jennet A jennet or Spanish jennet was a small Spanish horse. It was noted for a smooth naturally ambling gait, compact and well-muscled build, and a good disposition.
Jenny he hybrid cross between a male horse (stallion), and a female donkey (jenny, or jennet).
Light Horse were mounted troops with characteristics of both cavalry and mounted infantry, who served in the Second Boer War and World War I.
Mare the female of a horse or other equine animal.
Modified Monogastric Digestive system of the horse
Mule A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
Pony Small Horse
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