Posts: Equine Neologisms

Barnshine: When someone at your barn does well and you bask in the reflected glory, even though you had nothing to do with the effort.

Heat Frustration: When you are brimful of enthusiasm to work with your horses, but it is too hot.

Uncanter: When a rider asks a horse to canter and the horse proceeds at an indeterminate gait that is neither a trot nor a canter nor a formal ASB gait … During his epic fits, a Previous Horse would jump from a walk to a form of uncanter wherein each leg performed a different gait. This form of uncanter was extremely hard to ride due to the rider laughing her fool head off.


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