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Horse Vocabulary I

Horse Vocabulary I

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Vocabulary of the basic horse body parts

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1.The joint on the front legs of a horse where the barrel meets the legs.
5.The area on the front legs of a horse between the knee and the elbow.
9.The long hairs that grow from the dock on a horse.
11.Begins at the end of the withers and is where a saddle sits on a horse.
12.The area on a horse that is close to where the human shoulder would be.
14.On the front legs of a horse, the part that does the same thing as a knee on a human.
15.The area on the horse between the hock and the fetlock, sometimes called a cannon bone since there is a type of horse bit called a cannon.
16.The foot of the horse or the part of the foot that touches the ground.
19.Where a horse's throat meets the chin, its where the bridle goes on a horse.
20.A small sometimes horn–like callus on the inside of a horse's legs.
21.The back part of a horse's head.
22.The middle part of the hoof is called the heel on a horse.
23.The highest part of a back of a horse, behind the neck and between the shoulders.
26.The highest part of the rump or buttocks of the horse.
27.Sometimes called a horse's ankle, the fetlock is actually more like the ball of the foot on humans.
Down
2.The middle of a horse where the ribcage is.
3.The area below where the loin and croup meet – the hip of the horse.
4.The part of a horse between a fetlock and a hoof.
6.The part of the head that comes out of a horse's face including the jaw, mouth and nose.
7.The area on the hind leg of a horse between the stifle and hock.
8.The part on the back of the fetlock where a callous forms.
10.The part of the face above the eyes on a horse.
13.The lowest part of the pastern of a horse where it meets the hoof.
15.The upper part of the neck on a horse where the mane grows.
17.The part of the horse's head behind the lower lip and chin.
18.The spot on a horse where the human knee would be.
24.The joint on the hind leg of a horse that acts like a human ankle.
25.The fleshy top part of the horse's tail.
28.Behind where the saddle sits to where the hip of the horse begins.