Equine Classifieds Ad Lingo

Posted by: ShadyRidgein Hodge Podge, Horsey Fun

The following was posted in the Going Gaited newsletter a few weeks ago. A little bit of fun that horsey types can get a chuckle from 🙂

( what you have always wondered they meant….)

What they say vs. What they mean

Started — Rode Once
Green Broke — Rode Twice
Ready to Show — Green Broke
10+ Loper — Can’t Jog
10+ Jogger — Can’t Lope

Good Mover — Stumbles Occasionally
Barrel Racing Prospect — Just Off the Track
Hunt Seat Prospect — Should Be On the Track
Western Pleasure Prospect — Too Slow for Barrel Racing
Cutting Horse Prospect — Turns & Runs when frightened
Reining Horse Prospect — Spins & Runs when frightened

15.2 hh — 14.2 hh
16.3 hh — 15.3 hh
Attractive — Bay
Flashy — Piebald

Good for Beginning Rider — Lame in both front legs
Anyone Can Ride — Lame in all four legs
Bombproof — Lame in all four legs, Deaf, & Blind
Needs Intermediate Rider — Runaway
Needs Experienced Rider — Potentially Lethal

To Loving Home Only — Expensive
To Show Home Only — Very Expensive
Can be registered — I think I know which stud got to the mare
Pony Type — Small and Hairy
Warm Blood Type — Big and Hairy
Draft Type — Extremely Big and Hairy

TB Type — Big Motor
Endurance Type — Extremely Big Motor
Must Sell — Insurance company threatened to drop me
Sacrifice Sell — Family won’t come back till he’s gone

Clips, Hauls, & Loads — Clippity clippity is the sound his hooves make as he hauls butt across the parking lot when you try to load him

Should mature 15.2hh — Currently 14 hands, dam is 14.2, sire is 14.3, every horse in pedigree back 18 generations is under 14 hands, but this horse will defy his DNA and grow

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