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How to Think Like A Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

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- Horse Terms Beginning With V -

Vaccination: injection, into the body, of killed or attenuated microorganisms to develop resistance of an infectious disease

Vagina: sleevelike connection between vulva and cervix

Vagina Speculum: instrument to enable dilation of vagina so it and cervix may be examined visually

Valet: the person who takes care of a jockey's tack and silks and helps him change for the next race

Van: a large horse trailer with several boxes for holding horses

Vaulting: an equestrian sport involving gymnastic exercises done on the back of a moving horse

VEE: Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis

Vertical: a straight or upright fence

Vice:  any abnormal behavior in the stable environment that results from confinement or improper management and can affect a horse's usefulness, dependability, and health. Some examples are cribbing and weaving

Virus (es): any minute, nonliving infectious disease agents composed primarily of protein and nucleic acid (either RNA or DNA), and characterized by the absence of independent metabolism and an inability to replicate outside susceptible host cells

Volte: a circle with a diameter of twenty feet

Volvulus: a twist of the intestinal tract

Vulva: External female genitalia of the horse

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