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Equestrian Acronyms

acronyms (plural noun)
an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word (e.g. ASCII, NASA).

The following list has been compiled to help users of the NFED or any other equestrian website. If you would anything added, please contact the site admin.

3DE - Three Day Event
AA - Anglo Arab
AES - Anglo European Studbook
AHR - Arabian Horse Registry
AHS - Arab Horse Society
AHT - Animal Health Trust
ANSF - Selle Français Breeders Society
ApHC UK - Appaloosa Horse Club
AQHA - American Quarter Horse Association
AWCF - Associateship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
BAEDT - British Association of Equine Dental Technicians
BApS - British Appaloosa Society
BBWA - British Bavarian Warmblood Association
BCPS - British Connemara Pony Society
BD - British Dressage
BDS - British Driving Society
BE - British Eventing.
BEF - British Equestrian Federation
BETA - British Equestrian Trade Association
BEVA - British Equine Veterinary Association
BHHS - British Hanovarian Horse Society
BHRC - British Harness Racing Club
BHS - British Horse Society
BHTA - British Horse Trials Association
BMHS - British Miniature Horse Society
BMHS - British Morgan Horse Society
BNWT - Brand New With Tags
BPHS - British Percheron Horse Society
BPS - British Palomino Society
BSHR - British Sports Horse Register
BSJA - British Show Jumping Association
BSPS - British Show Pony Society
BWB - British Warmblood
BYRDS - British Young Riders Dressage Scheme
C/S - Cob Size
CB - Cleveland Bay
CBHS - Cleveland Bay Horse Society
CEnE - Comann Each nan Eilean – the Eriskay Pony Society
CHAPS - Coloured Horse & Pony Society
CMF - Certified Military Farrier
Dales Pony Society - DPS
DEFRA - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DIP - Diploma in Farriery
Drift - New Forest Pony Round Up
EAM - Equine Atypical Myopathy
EDT - Equine Dental Technician
ELO - Equine Liaison Officer
F/S - Full Size
FAQ - Frequently Asked Question
FBNF - Forest Bred New Forest
FEI - Federation Equestre Internationale (International Equestrian Federation)
FPS - Fell Pony Society
FR - First Ridden
FRC - Farriers Registration Council (UK)
FWCF - Fellowship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
H/W - Heavy weight
HBLB - Horserace Betting Levy Board
hh - hands high
HHS - Hackney Horse Society
HHW - Hampshire Horsewatch
HOYS - Horse Of The Year Show
HPS - Highland Pony Society
HSE - Health and Safety Executive
HT - Hunter Trials
ID - Irish Draught
IDHS(GB) - Irish Draught Horse Society of Great Britain
IH - Intelligent Horsemanship
IHSGB - Icelandic Horse Society of Great Britain
ISH - Irish Sports Horse
IWT - Ifor Williams Trailers
JC - Jockey Club
KWPN - Royal Warmblood Stud Book Of The Netherlands (Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek Nederland)
L/W - Lightweight
LBSGB - Lusitano Breed Society of Great Britain
LDR - Long Distance Riding
LHC - Life Height Certificate
LNSA of GB - Lipizzaner National Stud Book Association of Great Britain
LR - Lead Rein
LSGB - Lipizzaner Society of Great Britain
LWVTB - Loan with view to buy
M&M - Mountain & Moorland
M/W - Middleweight
MGA - Mounted Games Association
MGAGB - Mounted Games Association of Great Britain
NF - New Forest
NFCDA - New Forest Commoners Defence Association
NFEA - New Forest Equestrian Association
NFED - New Forest Equine Directory
NFH - New Forest Hounds
NFLS - New Forest Livestock Society
NFNPA - New Forest National Park Authority
NFP - New Forest Pony
NFPB&CS - New Forest Pony Breeding & Cattle Society
NFX - New Forest Cross
NPS - National Pony Society
O/N - Open Novice
ODE - One-Day Event
OIRO - Offers in region of
ONO - Or Near Offer
OVNO - Or very near offer
p2p - Point to Point
PB - Part Bred
PBA - Part Bred Arab
PBNF - Part Bred New Forest
PC - Pony Club
PPC - Prince Phillips Cup
PRE - Pure Spanish Horse (Pura Raza Espanola)
PUK - Ponies UK
QH - Quater Horse
RC - Riding Club
RCP - Riding Club Pony
RCVS - Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
RDA - Riding for the Disabled Association
Reg - Registered
RH - Riding Horse
RoR - Retraining of Racehorses
RP - Ridden Pony
RSPCA - Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
SH - Show Hunter
SHB(GB) - Sports Horse Breeding Of GB
SHP - Show Hunter Pony
SIHA - Scottish Icelandic Horse Association
SJ - Show Jumping
SP - Show Pony
SPSBS - Shetland Pony Stud Book Society
SPSBS - The Shetland Pony Stud-Book Society
SPSS - Sports Pony Studbook Society
STC - subject to collection
TB - Thoroughbred
TBA - Thoroughbred Breeders' Association
TBX - Thoroughbred Cross
VMR - Veterinary Medicines Regulations
WB - Warmblood
WES - Western Equestrian Society
WH - Working Hunter
WHO - World Arabian Horse Organisation
WHP - Working Hunter Pony
WPCS - Welsh Pony & Cob Society
WTFDTM - The inspiration behind this page!
WWAED - World Wide Association of Equine Dentistry
XC - Cross Country
YO - year old

Equestrian Acronyms

acronyms (plural noun)
an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word (e.g. ASCII, NASA).

The following list has been compiled to help users of the NFED or any other equestrian website. If you would anything added, please contact the site admin.

3DE - Three Day Event
AA - Anglo Arab
AES - Anglo European Studbook
AHR - Arabian Horse Registry
AHS - Arab Horse Society
AHT - Animal Health Trust
ANSF - Selle Français Breeders Society
ApHC UK - Appaloosa Horse Club
AQHA - American Quarter Horse Association
AWCF - Associateship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
BAEDT - British Association of Equine Dental Technicians
BApS - British Appaloosa Society
BBWA - British Bavarian Warmblood Association
BCPS - British Connemara Pony Society
BD - British Dressage
BDS - British Driving Society
BE - British Eventing.
BEF - British Equestrian Federation
BETA - British Equestrian Trade Association
BEVA - British Equine Veterinary Association
BHHS - British Hanovarian Horse Society
BHRC - British Harness Racing Club
BHS - British Horse Society
BHTA - British Horse Trials Association
BMHS - British Miniature Horse Society
BMHS - British Morgan Horse Society
BNWT - Brand New With Tags
BPHS - British Percheron Horse Society
BPS - British Palomino Society
BSHR - British Sports Horse Register
BSJA - British Show Jumping Association
BSPS - British Show Pony Society
BWB - British Warmblood
BYRDS - British Young Riders Dressage Scheme
C/S - Cob Size
CB - Cleveland Bay
CBHS - Cleveland Bay Horse Society
CEnE - Comann Each nan Eilean – the Eriskay Pony Society
CHAPS - Coloured Horse & Pony Society
CMF - Certified Military Farrier
Dales Pony Society - DPS
DEFRA - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DIP - Diploma in Farriery
Drift - New Forest Pony Round Up
EAM - Equine Atypical Myopathy
EDT - Equine Dental Technician
ELO - Equine Liaison Officer
F/S - Full Size
FAQ - Frequently Asked Question
FBNF - Forest Bred New Forest
FEI - Federation Equestre Internationale (International Equestrian Federation)
FPS - Fell Pony Society
FR - First Ridden
FRC - Farriers Registration Council (UK)
FWCF - Fellowship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
H/W - Heavy weight
HBLB - Horserace Betting Levy Board
hh - hands high
HHS - Hackney Horse Society
HHW - Hampshire Horsewatch
HOYS - Horse Of The Year Show
HPS - Highland Pony Society
HSE - Health and Safety Executive
HT - Hunter Trials
ID - Irish Draught
IDHS(GB) - Irish Draught Horse Society of Great Britain
IH - Intelligent Horsemanship
IHSGB - Icelandic Horse Society of Great Britain
ISH - Irish Sports Horse
IWT - Ifor Williams Trailers
JC - Jockey Club
KWPN - Royal Warmblood Stud Book Of The Netherlands (Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek Nederland)
L/W - Lightweight
LBSGB - Lusitano Breed Society of Great Britain
LDR - Long Distance Riding
LHC - Life Height Certificate
LNSA of GB - Lipizzaner National Stud Book Association of Great Britain
LR - Lead Rein
LSGB - Lipizzaner Society of Great Britain
LWVTB - Loan with view to buy
M&M - Mountain & Moorland
M/W - Middleweight
MGA - Mounted Games Association
MGAGB - Mounted Games Association of Great Britain
NF - New Forest
NFCDA - New Forest Commoners Defence Association
NFEA - New Forest Equestrian Association
NFED - New Forest Equine Directory
NFH - New Forest Hounds
NFLS - New Forest Livestock Society
NFNPA - New Forest National Park Authority
NFP - New Forest Pony
NFPB&CS - New Forest Pony Breeding & Cattle Society
NFX - New Forest Cross
NPS - National Pony Society
O/N - Open Novice
ODE - One-Day Event
OIRO - Offers in region of
ONO - Or Near Offer
OVNO - Or very near offer
p2p - Point to Point
PB - Part Bred
PBA - Part Bred Arab
PBNF - Part Bred New Forest
PC - Pony Club
PPC - Prince Phillips Cup
PRE - Pure Spanish Horse (Pura Raza Espanola)
PUK - Ponies UK
QH - Quater Horse
RC - Riding Club
RCP - Riding Club Pony
RCVS - Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
RDA - Riding for the Disabled Association
Reg - Registered
RH - Riding Horse
RoR - Retraining of Racehorses
RP - Ridden Pony
RSPCA - Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
SH - Show Hunter
SHB(GB) - Sports Horse Breeding Of GB
SHP - Show Hunter Pony
SIHA - Scottish Icelandic Horse Association
SJ - Show Jumping
SP - Show Pony
SPSBS - Shetland Pony Stud Book Society
SPSBS - The Shetland Pony Stud-Book Society
SPSS - Sports Pony Studbook Society
STC - subject to collection
TB - Thoroughbred
TBA - Thoroughbred Breeders' Association
TBX - Thoroughbred Cross
VMR - Veterinary Medicines Regulations
WB - Warmblood
WES - Western Equestrian Society
WH - Working Hunter
WHO - World Arabian Horse Organisation
WHP - Working Hunter Pony
WPCS - Welsh Pony & Cob Society
WTFDTM - The inspiration behind this page!
WWAED - World Wide Association of Equine Dentistry
XC - Cross Country
YO - year old


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