Horse Riding - Glossary

Horse ridding is enjoyed by people of all ages in Andalucia. © Michelle Chaplow
Horse ridding is enjoyed by people of all ages in Andalucia.

Horseriding Glossary

On this page you will find a Glossary of terms, which may be very useful when horse riding in Andalucia.


Avena (avenna) -

oats

Bebedero (be-be-dare-roh) -

horse trough

Blanco (blang-koh) -

white

Bocado (bocardo) -

bit

Botas (bott-tas) -

boots

Caballo (caba-jo) -

horse

Cabeza (cab-etha) -

head

Camion (cam-eeyon) -

lorry

Capado (capardo) -

gelded

Carrera (carr-re-rah) -

race

Caro (carr-roh) -

wheelbarrow

Casco (cas-coh) -

hoof and also hard hat

Castano (cas-tan-yo)-

bay

Cebada (sebarda)-

barley

Cepillo (sep-pee-yoh)-

brush

Chaqueta (cha-ketta) -

jacket

Cincha (sin-char) -

girth

Cola (coll-ah) -

tail

Comedero (comm-e-dare-roh)-

manger

Crine (creen-nay) -

mane

Cubo (coo-boh) -

bucket

Cuello (cway-oh) -

neck

Dientes (dee-yen-tays) -

teeth

Estrella (es-tray-ah) -

star

Estribo (es-tree-boh) -

stirrup

Filete (fill-ettay) -

snaffle

Foraje (for-a-hay) -

forage

Fraguador (frag-wa-door) -

ironmonger

Galope (gal-op-pay) -

canter or gallop (same word)

Ganaderia (gan-a-de-rear) -

studfarm

Gripe (gree-pay) -

influenza

Grupa (groo-pah) -

quarters

Guantes (goo-wan-tess) -

gloves

Hayno (hay-noh) -

hay

Herida (herr-ree-dah) -

injury

Herradora (herr-a-door-ah) -

horseshoe

Herrador (herr-a-door) -

farrier

Jinete (hin-net-tay) -

jockey

Joven (hovv-en) -

young

Maiz (my-eeth) -

maize

Manta (man-tah) -

blanket

Montar (mon-tar) -

to ride

Montura (mon-toor-rah) -

saddle

Movemientos (mo-vem-yentos) -

movements

Ojos (o-hoss) -

eyes

Palo (pal-o) -

pole

Pecho (pech-oh) -

chest

Picadero (pica-dare-oh) -

manege

Pienso (pee-yenso) -

horsenuts

Pony (ponnee) -

Pony

Potro (pot-trowe) -

foal

Prado (prar-doh) -

field

Remolacha (remolacha) -

sugarbeet

Remolque (remolkay) -

trailer

Rodilla (rod-dee-yah) -

knee

Saltar (sal-tar) -

to jump

Salto (sall-to) -

jump

Semental (se-men-tahl ) -

stallion

Tordo (tor-doh) -

dappled grey

Traje corto (trah-hay core-toh) -

traditional Andalucian riding clothes with short jacket

Trigo (tree-go) -

wheat

Trote (tro-tay ) -

trot

Vacuna (vac-coon-nah) -

vaccination

Vaquero (va-care-oh) -

cowboy

Venda (ben-dah) -

bandage

Viejo (vee-yeh-ho) -

old

Yegua (yegwar) -

mare