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  • 1. Horse TermsModified byGeorgiaAgriculturalEducationCurriculumOfficeJuly 2002
  • 2. Objective: Know the Proper terms to use whentalking about horses. Be able to recognize some of thedifferent color patterns of horses.
  • 3. Mare Female horse Usually after having an offspring.
  • 4. Filly Young female horse
  • 5. Brood Mare Mare that is used strictly for breeding
  • 6. Stallion Male horse STUD
  • 7. Colt Young male horse
  • 8. Gelding Castrated Male Horse
  • 9. Foal Young Horse male or female
  • 10. Hand Unit of measurement for horses 4 inches
  • 11. Pony A breed of horse that is under 14.2hands.
  • 12. Light Horse Most horses, riding size. Above 14.2 hands 800 1200 lbs.
  • 13. Draft Horse Work horses Above 14 hands 1100 2500 lbs
  • 14. Horse Colors
  • 15. Bay
  • 16. Brown
  • 17. Sorrel
  • 18. Dapple Gray
  • 19. Paint
  • 20. Spotted
  • 21. Palomino
  • 22. Buckskin
  • 23. White
  • 24. Roan
  • 25. Chestnut