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19 Words That Mean Something Different To Equestrians

"Your significant other isn't a human, it's your horse."

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1. Clothes

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What it means to non-equestrians: Something you wear out, often to make a fashion statement.

What it means to equestrians: A napkin for your horse to rub his face all over. White clothes especially attract horse slobber.

2. Tall Boots

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What it means to non-equestrians: Something you wear in the autumn and winter that looks great and keeps your feet warm.

What it means to equestrians: An absurdly expensive pair of boots that will inevitably get very dirty but you guard them with your life.

3. Plastic Bag

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What it means to non-equestrians: Something you carry food in.

What it means to equestrians: A demon that, when flapping, could send you flying face first into the dirt.

4. Money

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What it means to non-equestrians: Something you use to purchase or pay for things.

What it means to equestrians: Something you don't have any of because you spend it all on your horse.

5. Bridle

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What it means to non-equestrians: A piece of equipment used on a horse.

What it means to equestrians: A collection of extremely expensive leather straps that will save your life if your horse takes off with you.

6. Candy Wrappers

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What it means to non-equestrians: Plastic that surrounds a piece of candy.

What it means to equestrians: Something that, if crinkled, sends a chorus of nickers through the barn and makes your horse come running to you. They also overflow your pockets and forever live in your washer and dryer.

7. Gloves

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What it means to non-equestrians: Something that keeps your hands warm.

What it means to equestrians: Necessary blister protectors.

8. Significant Other

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What it means to non-equestrians: A person you have an established romantic relationship with.

What it means to equestrians: Your horse.

9. Hay

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What it means to non-equestrians: Something horses like to eat.

What it means to equestrians: Something you get everywhere...in your hair, in your bra, literally EVERYWHERE.

10. Carrots

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What it means to non-equestrians: An orange vegetable.

What it means to equestrians: A necessary horse treat you must have stocked at all times.

11. Kiss

What it means to non-equestrians: A sign of affection between two people.What it means to equestrians: Something you do to your horse's muzzle and face ALL THE TIME, despite his ticklish whiskers.
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What it means to non-equestrians: A sign of affection between two people.

What it means to equestrians: Something you do to your horse's muzzle and face ALL THE TIME, despite his ticklish whiskers.

12. Mud

What it means to non-equestrians: A gross, messy thing you generally try to avoid.What it means to equestrians: Something your horse LOVES to roll in that will leave you currying for two hours straight.
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What it means to non-equestrians: A gross, messy thing you generally try to avoid.

What it means to equestrians: Something your horse LOVES to roll in that will leave you currying for two hours straight.

13. Saddle

What it means to non-equestrians: Something you put on a horse before you ride it.What it means to equestrians: Extremely helpful seatbelt.
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What it means to non-equestrians: Something you put on a horse before you ride it.

What it means to equestrians: Extremely helpful seatbelt.

14. Fly Spray

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What it means to non-equestrians: A kind of bug repellent.

What it means to equestrians: THE MOST DELICIOUS SMELL IN THE WORLD.

15. Zipper

What it means to non-equestrians: Something you use to close garments or bags.What it means to equestrians: A toy for your horse to grab onto and then pull up and down over and over.
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What it means to non-equestrians: Something you use to close garments or bags.

What it means to equestrians: A toy for your horse to grab onto and then pull up and down over and over.

16. Bad Day

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What it means to non-equestrians: When it feels like nothing is going your way.

What it means to equestrians: Nothing that your horse can't cure.

17. Nicker

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What it means to non-equestrians: A misspelling of the word "knicker".

What it means to equestrians: The absolute best greeting you could ever get.

18. Sunrise

What it means to non-equestrians: A beautiful time in the morningWhat it means to equestrians: Something you have seen hundreds of times because you're constantly up before the sun.
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What it means to non-equestrians: A beautiful time in the morning

What it means to equestrians: Something you have seen hundreds of times because you're constantly up before the sun.

19. Best Friend

What it means to non-equestrians: The person who is closest to you who you can rely on for boundless love and support.What it means to equestrians: Your horse, who loves you and knows you better than anyone else and will always be there for you, no matter what.
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What it means to non-equestrians: The person who is closest to you who you can rely on for boundless love and support.

What it means to equestrians: Your horse, who loves you and knows you better than anyone else and will always be there for you, no matter what.

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