What is rising out of the saddle at a trot called?
This is called posting. When you are trotting your horse in a circle and posting to the trot you should be rising out of the saddle when your horses "inside" (meaning the foot that is inside the circle) front foot is behind and sitting when the foot is ahead. This is called the correct diagonal. ...
Asked in Care of Horses
Does a horse have at least one foot on the ground while running?
When a horse gallops there in a brief period when all four feet are off the ground this is called the suspension period. ...
What terms designate a horse has foot disease?
dunno is that a howrse question I'm stuck on a bunch of those. If we are talking real horse foot problems and not 'howrse' game the term may be called 'lame'. There are different names for different diseases of the foot but those would not be considered 'terms'. If your horse is having a problem with his feet it will make him lame. That is the best term I can think of. ...
Asked in Veterinary Medicine
What is Thrush for a horse?
This is a foot ailment that horses get when left standing for long periods of time in urine or mud or feces. It is a type of foot rot that turns the hoof and frog black and rotting. It is very painful for the horse. for hhowrse: An infection of a part of the horse's hoof called the Frog ...