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Horse Classifieds DEFINITIONS!

  • Event Prospect: Big, fast horse
  • Dressage Prospect: Big, slow horse
  • Pleasure Prospect: Pretty color
  • Sporting Prospect: Short, fast horse
  • Barrel Prospect: Fast horse which can turn
  • Endurance Prospect: Fast horse which will turn sometimes
  • Flashy: White sock
  • 15'2" hh: 14'3" hh
  • 16'2" hh: 15'3" hh
  • Big trot: Can't canter within a two-mile straightaway
  • Nicely Started: Longes, but we don't have enough insurance to ride him yet
  • Bold: Runaway
  • Good Mover: Runaway
  • Atheletic: Runaway
  • Quiet: Lame in both front legs
  • Dead Quiet: Lame in all four legs
  • Good in Traffic (Bombproof): Lame all around, deaf, and blind
  • Pony type: Small and hairy
  • Arab Type: Looks startled
  • Thoroughbred Type: Looks terrified
  • Quarter Horse Type: Fat
  • Easy to catch: Dead
  • Elegant: Thin
  • Black: Brown and/or dirty
  • Well-Mannered: Hasn't stepped on, run over, bit, or kicked anyone for a week
  • Professionally Trained: Hasn't stepped on, run over, bit, or kicked anyone for a month
  • Clips, Hauls, Loads: Clippity Clippity is the sound his hooves make as he hauls butt across the parking lot when you try to load him.
  • Should Mature 16 hands: Currently 14 hands, dam is 14'2, sire is 14'3, every horse in his pedigree back 18 generations is under 15 hands, but this horse will defy his DNA and grow.
  • To Loving Home Only: Expensive
  • To Show Home Only: Very Expensive
  • To Good Home Only: Not really for sale unless you can 1) Pay twice what he is worth 2) are willing to sign a 10 page legal document alowing current owner to tuck in beddy-bye every night
  • For Sale Due to lack of Time: Rider cannot afford to spend any more time in the hospital
  • Any Vet Check Welcome: Please pay for us to find out what the !@#$ is wrong with him!
  • Recently Vetted: Someone else found something really wrong with this horse.
  • Must Sell: Wife has left home and taken kids
  • Al Offers Considered: I am in traction for 6 months

Thanks to the people on the Pleasure Horse Journal Forum for their input!