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1

The average range for a horse's heart at rest is?

28-40 beats per minute

2

An example of the normal rectal temperature of a horse

100.0 degrees

3

The resting respiratory range for a horse is

10-14 breaths per minute

4

The disease transmitted to horses from a bite by an infected animal. Symptoms can include lameness, colic and viciousness

Rabies

5

The type of wound that is superficial (surface) scratches, not penetrating through the skin layers

Abrasion

6

The skin disease caused by a fungus, characterized by circular lesions

Ringworm

7

The general term used for severe abdominal pain

Colic

8

The parasites that cause mange

Mites

9

Damaged laryngeal nerve resulting in lack of muscle control of vocal cords is called

Roaring

10

The general term for any inflammatory disease of the lungs

Pneumonia

11

Name the stages of the fly life cycle

Egg, Larva, Pupa, Adult

12

Ticks feed on large quantities of this

Blood

13

Adults of these are known as "heel flies" or "bomb flies"

Cattle Grubs

14

The number of wings an adult fly has

Two (one pair)

15

Larvicides are designed to kill this life cycle of flies

Larva

16

Generic term for vertical crack of the hoof

Sand Crack

17

Anaerobic bacteria destroy the frog

Thrush

18

Specific type of sole bruise

Corns

19

Caused by unlevel horseshoe, rocks, gravel or other hard object

Sole bruises

20

Infection of sensitive foot structures

Laminitis

21

Type of laminitis that produces a linger lameness and irregular rings in hoof; are wider at the heel than at the base

chronic

22

Common in humid areas and caused by a hoof digesting fungi

White line disease

23

Caused by unclean, dirty conditions combined with long untrimmed hooves

Thrush

24

Specific type of sand crack which hurts the most when foot is raised

Quarter crack

25

A disturbance in the circulation and bond of the sensitive laminae of the bone to the horny laminae of the hoof

Laminitis

26

The forelegs, head and shoulders make up what?

Forehand

27

What is the area from the loin to the tail head called?

Croup

28

A blue or whitish eye is called what?

Glass eye

29

Any abnormal deviation in the structural function of the horse constitutes what?

Unsoundness

30

The unborn animal as it develops in the uterus is called what?

Fetus