Roach: A shaved mane.
Usually found on the Three-Gaited American Saddlebred and Western horses. Roan: A HYPERLINK “http://www.georgianindex.net/horse_and_carriage/horse-descript.html” \l “colors” color of horse that has white hairs mixed with black (blue roan), bay (red roan),or chestnut (strawberry roan). Slow Gait: A single-footed HYPERLINK “http://www.georgianindex.net/horse_and_carriage/horse-glossary.html” \l “gait#gait” gait performed by the American Saddlebred and the National Show Horse.
Similar to the rack, it is performed at a much slower speed with great collection. Snaffle Bit: A simple bit, consisting of one bar or two bars linked in the middle.
Rings at each end attach to the reins.
Usually used in English riding styles. Snip: A white marking between the nostrils. Sock: White extending up to the fetlock Spavin: A bone enlargement of the HYPERLINK “http://www.georgianindex.net/horse_and_carriage/horse-glossary.html” \l “hock#hock” hock resulting in lameness in one or two hind legs. Splay-footed: A conformational fault in which the hooves are turned away from each other. Stallion: A male horse that has not been gelded (castrated).
Also called ‘entire’ and in the West, a ‘stud’ horse. Star: Any white marking above or between the eyes. Stocking: White extending up to the cannon. Stride: The amount of ground the horse covers in one “step.” Stripe: A narrow white stripe down the face. — Variegated colors on a horse are referred to as markings, and are most common on their faces and legs. The following describes the more common markings. BLAZE: A white mark spread over the forehead and the length of the face.
If the blaze is exaggerated to cover the entire front of the face, the term “bald face” or “war bonnet” might be used. STRIPE: A white mark down the face, similar to a blaze but narrower. STRIP: A white mark running partway down the face. STAR: A patch of white on the forehead. SNIP: A white or pink patch on the nose or lip. SOCK: White hair on a leg, looking like human ankle socks. STOCKING: White hair on a leg, extending from hoof to hock or knee.
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