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1

What is a horse called that is unregistered and has unknown ancestry?

A grade horse

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 137)

1

What breed of horse is native to the Ozarks in Missouri?

Missouri Fox Trotter

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 125)

2

Name two breeds of draft horses that are commonly seen with feathered legs.

Clydesdale & Shire

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 72)

3

What breed of horse has 5 lumbar and 17 thoracic vertebrae?

Spanish-Barb

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 140)

4

The American Paint Horse Association is devoted strictly to stock horses and bases its registry on the blood of what 3 breeds?

American Paint Horse, American Quarter Horse, Thoroughbred

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 130)

5

Why was the American Paint Horse Association formed?

The American Quarter Horse Association refused to register spotted horses.

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 48)

6

What is the most common horse breed in the US?

The American Quarter Horse

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 137)

7

What pony breed is used almost entirely for showing in harness classes?

Hackney Pony

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 63)

8

Which draft horse breed has registered more per year than all other draft breeds combined?

Belgian

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 69)

9

Which breed is known as the Prince of Ponies?

Hackney

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 61)

10

What does cold-blooded refer to?

A horse of draft horse breeding

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 69 / Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council), p. 56 / Equine Science, Griffiths, p. 24 / Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 61)

11

What is the most common color of the Quarter Horse?

Sorrel

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, 168B-1)

12

Name 5 breeds that originated in the U.S.

Morgan, American Quarter Horse, Tennessee Walking Horse, American Saddlebred, American Bashkir Curly, POA

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 23, 36-37, 41, 57, 59)

13

A horse under 14.2 hands is called what?

A pony

(Source: Eqiune Science, Griffiths, p. 20 / Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 217 / Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 526)

14

What breed cannot be taller than 34 inches at the withers to be registered?

American Miniature Horse

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, 160B-1)

15

The 5 major draft breeds in the United States were developed in Europe; name 3 of them and the country of origin.

Belgian - Belgium; Percheron - France; Clydesdale - Scotland; Shire and Suffolk - England

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 155-159)

16

What is recognized as the universal birth date for many breeds?

January 1

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, 910-5)

17

What do you call a horse that was domesticated and then became wild?

Feral

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 106)

18

HYPP generally affects what popular horse breed?

Quarter Horses

(Source: Equine Science, Griffiths, p. 98)

19

What is a Morab?

Cross between a Morgan and Arabian

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 45)

20

What is the distinguishing characteristic of the Bashkir Curly?

It has a curly coat

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 57)

21

Where did the POA originate?

Mason City, Iowa

(Source: THe Horse, Evans, p. 59)

22

Who was the first breeder of mules in North America?

George Washington

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 77)

23

What terms are used to describe the male ass and female ass?

Male - Jack

Female - Jennet

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 75 / Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 160)

24

What is the scientific name for a modern horse?

Equus Caballus

(Source: Equine Science, Griffiths, p. 15)

25

What breed of horse is always bay?

Cleveland Bay

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 115)

26

What breed is prone to Equine Night Blindness or ENB?

Appaloosas

(Source: Equine Science, Griffiths, p. 100)

27

Is there such a thing as an albino in the horse world?  Why or why not.

No, an albino has solid pink eyes; white horses have colored eyes

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 53)

28

At what age do Thoroughbred horses compete for the Triple Crown?

Three

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 22)

29

Where did the Jutland breed originate?

Denmark

(Source: Illustrated Dicionary of Equine Terms, p. 159)