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English translation: outdoor school

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German term or phrase:Platz
English translation:outdoor school
Entered by: Stefanie Sendelbach
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08:12 Dec 12, 2003
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
/ Horse Riding
German term or phrase: Platz
Um welchen englischen Begriff handelt es sich bei diesem Platz?

Kontext:
Neben Warmblutern kommen zum Beispiel Welsh oder New Forest Ponys in Frage. Sie haben oft mehr Spaß an der Arbeit in der Halle oder auf dem Platz als die schweren Rassen.
Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 04:02
outdoor school
Explanation:
is my take on this one. The Halle will be an indoor or covered school, the Platz the outside equivalent.
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Armorel Young
Local time: 03:02
Grading comment
Thanks, Armorel. This is exactly the term I was looking for.

I was tempted to use court, but then I found "school" in a glossary for equine terms defined as "enclosed, marked out area used for the training and exercise of the horse."

The show ring would have been my pick if it was for a performance.

Thank you everybody!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +1outdoor arenacologne
4outdoor school
Armorel Young
4riding court
Tina8
3 +1the show ringLaurel Porter


Discussion entries: 1





  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
the show ring


Explanation:
good possibility - in German, this also appears as "Show Platz" sometimes.





    Reference: http://www.theshowring.co.uk/
Laurel Porter
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 44

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  cologne: totally agree with you!
41 mins
  -> thanks, viking woman!
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riding court


Explanation:
..where horses are trained.

Tina8
Local time: 05:02
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Armorel Young: you play tennis on a court, but I'm not aware that you ride a horse on one
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
outdoor school


Explanation:
is my take on this one. The Halle will be an indoor or covered school, the Platz the outside equivalent.

Armorel Young
Local time: 03:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 4657
Grading comment
Thanks, Armorel. This is exactly the term I was looking for.

I was tempted to use court, but then I found "school" in a glossary for equine terms defined as "enclosed, marked out area used for the training and exercise of the horse."

The show ring would have been my pick if it was for a performance.

Thank you everybody!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  cologne: outdorr or indoor arena is the common term
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
outdoor arena


Explanation:
outdoor arena as opposed to indoor arena, though if the context is a competition etc, I suggest Laurel's suggestion, show ring.

See link


    Reference: http://www.horsebackride.com/jarenaout.htm
cologne
Germany
Local time: 04:02
Native speaker of: Swedish
PRO pts in pair: 28

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Laurel Porter: sounds good too
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