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Dutch to English Cheat Sheet

A helpful guide to translating common Dutch equestrian words.


Basics

Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek Nederland → Royal Dutch Sport Horse (KWPN)

Paard → horse

Merrie → mare

Hengst → stallion

Ruin → gelding

Springpaard → jumping horse

Dressuurpaard → dressage horse

Tuigpaard → harness horse

Keuring → inspection


Terms you would find on KWPN registration papers

Naam → Name

Levensnummer → lifetime number

Predikaat → predicate

Kleur → color

Aftekeningen → markings

Hoofd → head

Fokker → breeder

Ingeschreven in → registered in

Geboortedatum → date of birth

Geslacht → sex

Mannelijk → male

Stokmaat → stick height

Paardenpaspoort → horse passport


Other miscellaneous words

Veulen → foal

Paardrijder → horseback rider

Ruiter → rider

Zadel → saddle

Rijtuig → carriage/cart

Mevrouw (Mevr.) → Mrs.

Meneer → Mr.

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