Flashcards in Category K Deck (80)
What is the scientific name for the 3 most common types of bot flies?
Gasterophilus intestinalis, Gasterophilus nasanalis, Gasterophilus hemorrhoidalis
Name 3 symptoms of an ascarid infestation
unthriftiness, pot belly, rough coat, lack of growth, cough, lack of response to antibiotics
Name 4 general, non-manmade, environmental factors that will reduce parasites
climate, seasons of the year, humidity, rainfall, age of horse, concentration of horses on land
What term describes the throwing of the front feet outward as they are picked up and is most commonly in toe narrow or pigeon toed horses?
What term describes the physical appearance of the horse, due to the arrangement of muscle, bone and body tissue?
What term describes the withers, back, loin and croup?
Which gait used while trail riding is the most tiring on the horse?
canter or lope
What is a soft, slow trot without as much speed, suspension, or bounce as a regular trot and is usually performed when riding western?
What is the slow, relaxed gait this is slower than the gallop but faster than the jog when riding western?
What is a defect that hurts the horse's appearance but doesn't hurt his working ability such as a scar?
A horse that toes in on the front legs will usually have what type of action defect?
wings out or paddles
Name the gait that has a speed of about 8-10 mph and 3 beats with a suspension
canter or lope
A horse that stands crooked will move how?
Which gait is known as the foundation gait?
A horse with too much angle at the hock with the feet set too far under the body when looked at from the side has what conformation problem?
A horse with too little angle to the hock causing the hind legs to appear too straight when looking at them from the side has what problem?
What is the term that describes eyes that are too small and look like a hog's eyes?
What term describes a horse whose front toes inward?
What term describes a horse whose front toes turn outward?
what term describes a problem seen when a horse limbs on the sore foot when moving or favors the sore foot when standing?
What action defect is caused by the striking of the forefoot with the toe of the hindfoot commonly heard as a clicking noise when the horse does a fast trot?
How long is the usual time limit for giving a set of oral reasons in a judging class?
How many horses are usually in each class at a 4-H judging contest?
What term describes the faster form of the gallop?
Which gait is sometimes called the foundation gait because they are often asked to switch into many other gaits from this gait?
How many beats does the walk have?
what is a rapid 2 beat diagonal gait that is similar to the western jog only faster?
What are you looking for while riding your horse at a canter or lope when you look over the horse's shoulder to see which front leg is reaching the farthest forward?
checking for correct leads
what is the term for the slow smooth ground covering trot done in the western pleasure class?