The Horse Dictionary

English-Language Terms Used in Equine Care, Feeding, Training, Treatment, Racing and Show


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About the Book

Did you know that a cantle is the rear part of a saddle? Or that a jibbah is the bulge on the face of an Arabian horse located between the eyes?
Over 6,600 common, specialized, and medical words and terms associated with equine care and training are defined in this comprehensive dictionary. Also included are slang terms and breeds of horses. Illustrations are provided for many of the definitions.

About the Author(s)

The late Vivienne M. Eby was an experienced horsewoman who lived in Round Rock, Texas.

Bibliographic Details

Vivienne M. Eby
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 264
Bibliographic Info: 156 photos
Copyright Date: 2001[1995]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-1145-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0779-5
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“comprehensive”—Library Journal; “definitions are clear and easy to follow…valuable…a plain no-nonsense practical work…comprehensive…will be welcomed”—Reference Reviews; “more than 6,000 common, specialized, and medical terms”—Booklist; “comprehensive…important”—Midwest Book Review.