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What is the name for the famous Thoroughbred horse that was referred to as the original ?Big Red??

A. Man-O-War


What slang term refers to a racing stable employee who walks a hot horse after a race or workout?

A. Hot walker


What term refers to the right side of the horse?

Off side or far side


Q. Which gait is commonly referred to as the ?plantation gait??

A. Running walk


Q. Healthy horses usually have what body condition score?

A. 4 to 6 (accept anything within that range)


6. C2 Q. What type of equipment is described as a cross between a cavesson and a figure eight noseband?

A. Flash noseband


7. C3 Q. What is the result of breeding a donkey and a stallion?

A. Hinny


8. C4 Q. What current breed was formerly known as the ?Palouse horse??

A. Appaloosa


9. C1 Q. In general what does the prefix ?hepato? indicate?

A. Condition related to the liver


10. C2 Q. What is the common term for the behavior referred to as dominance hierarchy?

A. Pecking order


11. C3 Q. A grain that has been processed by rolling the kernels between corrugated rollers would be described as what type of processing?

A. Crimped or crimping


12. C4 Q. What type of knot forms the eye of the lariat that the rope passes through to form a loop?

A. Honda


13. Q. What type of Western saddle is being described? It usually has no horn; its most notable feature is the high ?thigh rolls? located near the front of the saddle and it is often used for trail riding.

A. Australian saddle


14. Q. The withers, back, coupling and croup are collectively referred to by what conformation term?

A. Top line


15. Q. Identify two types of teeth that would be present at birth or erupt within the first 2 weeks of life.

A. Deciduous central incisors and premolars (must specify central incisors but do not need to include deciduous in answer)


16. Q. Identify two general physiological processes in the horse that are affected by the length of daylight.

A. Hair coat; female reproduction (estrous cycles); male reproduction (testosterone production, sperm production)


17. Q. What term refers to the feces of a foal and is described as a yellow pasty material indicating that the meconium has been passed?

A. Milk feces


18. Q. What breed of horse is described as a combination of any breeds that are not 100% hot-blood or 100% cold-blood?

A. Warmblood


19. Q. You are an equine construction specialist and are preparing a site for a new barn. In regards to topography, what would be your recommendation for grading the soil to facilitate proper drainage and prevent erosion?

A. Slope of 2 to 6 percent


20. Q. The ingestion of which two plants would result in the condition nigropallidal encephalomalacia?

A. Yellow Star Thistle (Centaurea solstitialis) and Russian Knapweed (Centaurea repens)


21. Q. A spavin is a disease of the hock joint. What are the four different types of spavins?

A. Blind spavin (occult spavin), Bone spavin (true spavin or jack spavin), Blood spavin and Bog spavin


22. Q. What is the name of the person who looks after the horses on a trail ride?

A. Wrangler


23. Q. Which current breed of horse was previously known as a Golden Isabella?

A. Palomino


24. Q. Which internal parasite larvae cause the skin lesions known as ?summer sores??

A. Stomach worms (Habronema)


25. Q. Describe a four-in-hand hitch.

A. Two pairs with one pair in front of the other


26. Q. What are the three basic types of forward seat saddles?

A. All purpose, close contact (also accept jumping) and dressage


27. Q. Identify four general reasons why a horse may refuse a feed.

A. Illness or disease Overfeeding, insufficient water, something is wrong with feed, dental problems, sore tounge or mouth, not familiar with food, horse is stressed


A. Illness or disease Overfeeding

Insufficient water Something is wrong with the feed


28. Q. Which nerve is responsible for motor control of the eyelid, ear and facial muscles?

A. Facial nerve