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name 3 important factors about your horse to consider when balancing a ration.

Age, weight, type of work a horse is preforming


name 3 things that happen to hay that has started to ferment.

Energy value is lost, hay becomes dusty, moldy &has a dark color, heating occurs & can start a fire


name 4 factors that can cause the requirements of nutrients to change

age, size health environment (maintenance, gestation, lactation, work)


Name 5 factors that will affect the water needs of a horse.

age, health, size, activity (maintenance, gestation, lactation, work), type of feed eaten, environment.


Name 2 activities that would cause the greatest increase in the water needs of a horse.

Lactation and moderate to heavy work


name 4 functions of water as a nutrient

regulates body temp., necessary of life and shape of all cells, transports nutrients to and wastes away from cells, lubricates and protects body, necessary parts of all body fluids


name the 5 essential amino acids needed by the horse

Lysine,theronine, valine, leucine, isoleucine, histsdine, agrinine, tryptophan, methionine, phenyalamine


how is excess consumed protein used by the body

nitrogen is removed from the amino acids and excreted in the urine. carbon hydrogen and oxygen remaining from the amino acids is used for energy like carbohydrates.


Name 4 B-Complex Vitamins

Thiamine, Riboflavin, niacin, pyrimidine, panthothenic acid, biotin, choline. folic acid, cobalamine


Name 4 macro minerals

Calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sulfur, sodium, chloride


Name 4 trace or micro minerals.

Copper zinc, iron, manganese, iodine, selenium, colbalt


Name 3 mirco minerals and 3 macro minerals

Miro-- Copper, zinc, iodine, manganese, iron, selenium, cobalt,
Macro-- Calcium, phosphorus, sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium, sulfur


Name 4 factors that affect the leafyness of a hay

kind and species of forage, stage of maturity when cut, weather conditions while growing and while curing, and curing procedures.


Name 3 major factors used to evaluate the potential of land selected for a pasture

Carry capacity ( number of horses that can be properly grazed), potential nutritional value, present condition (renovate, reestablish or left alone)


Name 4 general ingredients that may be found in commercially mixed feeds

cereal grains for energy, protein source, correctly balanced vitamins and minerals, molasses to increase palatability.