hippophobia

A fear of horses

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Equinophobia — is a psychological fear of horses, derived from the Phobos for fear and Equus for horse.Sufferers of Equinophobia usually experience an anxiety of approaching horses. Equinophobics usually begin such feelings at a young age, either: * Falling off …   Wikipedia

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