Flashcards in Common Questions at Competition Deck (26)
What is the nutrient that can be absorbed in the foals digestive system for only 18 to 36 hours?
What term describes a horses tail that is sparsely furnished with hair?
Who was Dan Patch?
A standardbred pacer
Name two types of martingales.
Standing martingale, running martingale, irish martingale
What is another name for the lash on a whip?
What is the release of the egg?
What is crow hopping?
Mild, playful bucking
Name 3 classifications of bits.
Hackamore bit, curb bit, snaffle bit.
How many pairs of chromosomes does a horse have?
How many bones are in the skeleton of the horse?
What do the initials USDF stand for?
United States Dressage Federation
What is added to a ration to make it a sweet feed?
Name the two sex chromosome pairs for the stallion and the mare.
Stallion - XY
Mare - XX
What are the 3 natural gaits of the horse?
Walk, trot and gallop
How should you approach a horse?
From the left front, at an angle; Approach the shoulder and neck.
What can you put on a bit to prevent rusting when not in use?
A light coat of petroleum jelly
What is the hair on the fetlocks called?
How many barrels are in the barrel pattern and how are they positioned?
3, in a triangle
What is the part of the horse between the withers and the loin?
What are the large boxes that fit on either side of a pack saddle called?
What is the membrane that streches across the entrance of the inner ear and transmits sound?
What is a balling gun?
A syringe-like device used for giving large pills to a horse.
What vitamin is necessary for the growth and normal development of normal hooves?
What is the preferred bedding in a foaling stall and why?
Straw - shavings can be inhaled.
What is the most common cause of colic?