French Equine Vocabulary: Points of the Horse

 

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French Equine Vocabulary: Points of the Horse

Les parties principales du cheval 

Here’s some basic equestrian vocabulary you can’t live without, whether you’re buying a horse or pony, fitting tack or on a trip to the vet…
BackDos
BodyCorps
CanonCanon
ChestPoitrail
CheekJoue
CoronetCouronne
CroupCroupe
EarOreille
ElbowCoude
Eye/EyesOeil/Yeux
FetlockBoulet
PollNuque
FootPied
ForearmAvant-bras
ForehandAvant-main
ForeheadFront
FlankFlanc
FrogForchette
GirthPassage de sangle
NeckEncolure
GaskinGrasset
HeelTalon
HindquartersArrière-main
HipHanche
HockJarret
HoofSabot
KneeGenou
Loins/kidneysReins
ManeCrinière
ChinMenton
NoseBout du nez
NostrilsNaseau
PasternPaturon
ShoulderEpaule
StifleRotule
Stomach/abdomenVentre
TailQueue
ThighCuisse
ThroatGorge
WithersGarrot
TendonsTendons

•With thanks to Peta Morton

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