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1

What is the nutrient that can be absorbed in the foals digestive system for only 18 to 36 hours?

Colostrum

2

What term describes a horses tail that is sparsely furnished with hair?

Rat tailed

3

Who was Dan Patch?

A standardbred pacer

4

Name two types of martingales.

Standing martingale, running martingale, irish martingale

5

What is another name for the lash on a whip?

Throng

6

What is the release of the egg?

Ovulation

7

What is crow hopping?

Mild, playful bucking

8

Name 3 classifications of bits.

Hackamore bit, curb bit, snaffle bit.

9

How many pairs of chromosomes does a horse have?

32

10

How many bones are in the skeleton of the horse?

205

11

What do the initials USDF stand for?

United States Dressage Federation

12

What is added to a ration to make it a sweet feed?

Molasses

13

Name the two sex chromosome pairs for the stallion and the mare.

Stallion - XY
Mare - XX

14

What are the 3 natural gaits of the horse?

Walk, trot and gallop

15

How should you approach a horse?

From the left front, at an angle; Approach the shoulder and neck.

16

What can you put on a bit to prevent rusting when not in use?

A light coat of petroleum jelly

17

What is the hair on the fetlocks called?

Feathers

18

How many barrels are in the barrel pattern and how are they positioned?

3, in a triangle

19

What is the part of the horse between the withers and the loin?

Back

20

What are the large boxes that fit on either side of a pack saddle called?

Panniers

21

What is the membrane that streches across the entrance of the inner ear and transmits sound?

Ear drum

22

What is a balling gun?

A syringe-like device used for giving large pills to a horse.

23

What vitamin is necessary for the growth and normal development of normal hooves?

Vitamin A

24

What is the preferred bedding in a foaling stall and why?

Straw - shavings can be inhaled.

25

What is the most common cause of colic?

Parasites

26

If you have a horse that eats it's food very fast, what can be done to slow it down?

Place large rocks in the horses feed pan.