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1

How is rabies transmitted?

from a bite or wound from an infected animal

2

what disease could most likely follow the infection of a deep puncture wound?

tetanus

3

how often should horses be immunized for tetanus, eastern & western encephalomyelitis & flu?

annually

4

what system of the horse does sleeping sickness affect?

nervous system

5

name one of the common features of influenza ?

rapid spread of infection, frequent dry cough

6

how does influenza spread rapidly through a group of horses?

through air by coughing, contaminated surfaces

7

what system of the horse does tetanus affect?

central nervous

8

what is the best way to control bleeding of a leg wound?

apply a pressure bandage [HIH440-2]

9

who is trained & skilled in the treating of diseases &injuries of animals?

veterinarian

10

what is the best way to prevent dehydration?

adequate water intake BEG/HIH

11

what is the step to a disease prevention plan?

consult veterinarian [HS46]

12

what are the condition of a horse who is healthy, active & vigorous?

thrifty [HH9]

13

what is TPR?

temperature, pulse, respiration [HIH425-1]

14

what is the normal pulse rate of an average-sized horse?

45-60 beats per min. [HIH425-1]

15

what is the normal temperature of a horse?

accept an y between 99 &101.5 [HIH-425-1/440-6/410-1]

16

what is the normal respiration rate of an average-sized horse?

8-16 breaths per min. [HIH4251]