Alphabet Game – HORSES

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    Cassel
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    In June, our monthly theme is HORSES.

    Are you a horse lover? Are you attracted to horse racing? Or you just had lots of opportunities to ride horses when you were young? What words can we find that relates to horses, and start with each letter of the alphabet?

    Let’s go!

    Because I want more people to jump in the game, I will ask to NOT post two consecutive answers (unless there is a 24 hour period without an answer since it could mean we are stuck)

    #77417
    Ann Seeber
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    A – Appaloosa (the spotted horse breed)

    #77419
    Val
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    B – Buckskin    I don’t have a picture of the Buckskin I use to ride.  But he was a wonderful horse.

    #77423
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    C = colt

    #77444
    Ann Seeber
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    D=Dressage

    #77450
    Corrie Kinkel
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    E = Equestrian sport

    #77471
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    F = foal

    #77495
    Susan Ewart
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    G = Gallop

    #77501
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    H = harness

    #77506
    Ann Seeber
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    I = IRON HORSE

    #77507
    Corrie Kinkel
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    J = Jockey

    #77514
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    Straight from Google:

    Knabstruper: Breed of horse from Denmark, known for its spotted coat, similar to that of the Appaloosa.

    #77557
    Michele
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    L = Lope (I think it’s like a canter.)

    #77559
    Sue Thomas
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    Martingale.  Running martingale  or  standing martingale.  An artificial aid to  lower a horse’s  head.

    #77560
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    N = Neck Reining

    #77563
    Anne Lamp
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    O    Overo Coat pattern seen in Paint Horses. Uneven splashes of white over the horse’s belly, legs, neck and head.

    #77565
    Lynda DiGregor
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    P-Polo

    Internet photo       http://hashtaghorse.com

    #77595
    Susan Ewart
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    Q = Quarter Horse

     

    #77600
    Suzy
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    • 167
    • Junior

    r=Red Roan

    Red Roan, Blue Roan. Nancy Drew rode one of these in the Case of the Missing Horse Mystery

    #77601
    James Durrant
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    S = Shire Horse.   The Shire is a British breed of draught horse and has at times held the world record for largest and tallest horse.

    • This reply was modified 5 months, 3 weeks ago by James Durrant.
    #77603
    Michele
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    T – Trot (a bit obvious, but I’m tired.)

    #77604
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    Michele, obvious counts!

    Again, right off of Google:

    U = Undershot: A deformity in which the lower jaw projects beyond the upper.

    #77605
    libera
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    V = Vjatka   I found this old russian forrest breed

    #77608
    Ann Seeber
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    W = Winners Stable – Horse toys for children

    • This reply was modified 5 months, 3 weeks ago by Ann Seeber.
    #77617
    Suzy
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    I had Google help, too.

    Xenophon: General in the Greek army (c. 430-356 BC) renowned for his work “On the Art of Horsemanship” which described a progressive system of training horses and which became the basis for classical riding as we know it today.

    #77619
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    Y = yearling

    #77647
    libera
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    Z = Zemaitukas, another historic horse breed, this time from Lithuania, I found it on a german website about a great variety of breeds

    #77648
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    • 1623
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    A = Arabian

    #77649
    Susan Ewart
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    • 733
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    B = Bridle

     

    #77655
    Michele
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    • 1387
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    C = Chesnut

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