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    Cassel
    Keymaster
      • 2522
      • Superfan

      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
      Participant
        • 1372
        • Superfan

        A – Appaloosa (the spotted horse breed)

        #77419
        Val
        Participant
          • 158
          • Junior

          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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            • 1643
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            C = colt

            #77444
            Ann Seeber
            Participant
              • 1372
              • Superfan

              D=Dressage

              #77450
              Corrie Kinkel
              Participant
                • 1078
                • Superfan

                E = Equestrian sport

                #77471
                Bonnie Ballentine
                Participant
                  • 1643
                  • Superfan

                  F = foal

                  #77495
                  Susan Ewart
                  Participant
                    • 763
                    • Superfan

                    G = Gallop

                    #77501
                    Bonnie Ballentine
                    Participant
                      • 1643
                      • Superfan

                      H = harness

                      #77506
                      Ann Seeber
                      Participant
                        • 1372
                        • Superfan

                        I = IRON HORSE

                        #77507
                        Corrie Kinkel
                        Participant
                          • 1078
                          • Superfan

                          J = Jockey

                          #77514
                          Bonnie Ballentine
                          Participant
                            • 1643
                            • Superfan

                            Straight from Google:

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

                            #77557
                            Michele
                            Participant
                              • 1424
                              • Superfan

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

                              #77559
                              Sue Thomas
                              Participant
                                • 1598
                                • Superfan

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

                                #77560
                                Bonnie Ballentine
                                Participant
                                  • 1643
                                  • Superfan

                                  N = Neck Reining

                                  #77563
                                  Anne Lamp
                                  Participant
                                    • 320
                                    • Enthusiast

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

                                    #77565
                                    Lynda DiGregor
                                    Participant
                                      • 1047
                                      • Superfan

                                      P-Polo

                                      Internet photo       http://hashtaghorse.com

                                      #77595
                                      Susan Ewart
                                      Participant
                                        • 763
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                                        Q = Quarter Horse

                                         

                                        #77600
                                        Suzy
                                        Participant
                                          • 199
                                          • 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
                                          Participant
                                            • 143
                                            • Junior

                                            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 1 year, 10 months ago by James Durrant.
                                            #77603
                                            Michele
                                            Participant
                                              • 1424
                                              • Superfan

                                              T – Trot (a bit obvious, but I’m tired.)

                                              #77604
                                              Bonnie Ballentine
                                              Participant
                                                • 1643
                                                • Superfan

                                                Michele, obvious counts!

                                                Again, right off of Google:

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

                                                #77605
                                                libera
                                                Participant
                                                  • 734
                                                  • Enthusiast

                                                  V = Vjatka   I found this old russian forrest breed

                                                  #77608
                                                  Ann Seeber
                                                  Participant
                                                    • 1372
                                                    • Superfan

                                                    W = Winners Stable – Horse toys for children

                                                    • This reply was modified 1 year, 10 months ago by Ann Seeber.
                                                    #77617
                                                    Suzy
                                                    Participant
                                                      • 199
                                                      • Junior

                                                      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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                                                        • 1643
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                                                        Y = yearling

                                                        #77647
                                                        libera
                                                        Participant
                                                          • 734
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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
                                                          Participant
                                                            • 1643
                                                            • Superfan

                                                            A = Arabian

                                                            #77649
                                                            Susan Ewart
                                                            Participant
                                                              • 763
                                                              • Superfan

                                                              B = Bridle

                                                               

                                                              #77655
                                                              Michele
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                                                                • 1424
                                                                • Superfan

                                                                C = Chesnut

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