A BIT - What you have left in your wallet after you've been to your favorite tack shop.
COLIC - Gastrointestinal result of eating at horse show food stands
EASY RIDER - Rides good in a trailer; not to be confused with "ride-able"
EASY TO CATCH - In a 10 x 10 stall
EASY TO LOAD - Only takes 3 hours, 4 men, a 50lb bag of oats, and a tractor with a front-end loader.
FEED - Expensive substance used to manufacture manure.
FENCE - Decorative structure built to provide your horse with hours of chewing pleasure.
GALLOP - Customary gait a horse uses when returning to the barn.
HIVES - What you get when you receive the vet bill for your 6 horses, 3 dogs and 4 cats.
HOBBLE - Gait of a horse owner after being stepped on by their horse
HOCK - Financial condition of all horse owners
JUMP - What your horse refuses to do in the show ring, but readily does at the pasture fence.
LIGHT CRIBBER - We can't afford to build any more fencing or box stalls for this buzzsaw on four legs
LIGHT MOUTH - Haven't actually gotten a bit in his mouth yet.
LUNGING - Popular training method whereby the horse exercises his owner by spinning him in circles until dizzy.
NEEDS EXPERIENCED RIDER - Race jockeys or rodeo cowboys would be ideal candidates
NICELY STARTED - Lunges, but not enough health insurance to even think about riding him.
PINTO - Green coat pattern found on freshly washed light colored horse left unattended for 2 minutes.
RASP - Abrasive metal tool used to remove excess skin from one's knuckles
SPIRITED - If you're not careful, he'll put you in the spirit world.
STARTED UNDER SADDLE - No one's actually been fool enough to sit in the saddle yet, but...
SURE FOOTED - Every kick he's aimed has found its target
WILLING ATTITUDE - After one ride, you'll think about drawing up your will