What Is A Chestnut On A Horse?

There are two definitions | One is a reddish brown horse coat colour and the other is a small wrinkled rubbery callous on the inside of all four legs

A Striking Chesnut Horse

A Beautiful Flaxen Chestnut Horse

Definition Two | A Chestnut On A Horse’s Leg

Chestnuts on A Horse's Leg

They Can Be Safely Trimmed If Unsightly

Equestrian sport and activity is full of odd sounding terms and definitions which is why we decided to put together a comprehensive index of known equine terms, most are British , some are American and a few are specific to Europe

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