Flashcards in Hippology Deck (59)
The average range for a horse's heart at rest is?
28-40 beats per minute
An example of the normal rectal temperature of a horse
The resting respiratory range for a horse is
10-14 breaths per minute
The disease transmitted to horses from a bite by an infected animal. Symptoms can include lameness, colic and viciousness
The type of wound that is superficial (surface) scratches, not penetrating through the skin layers
The skin disease caused by a fungus, characterized by circular lesions
The general term used for severe abdominal pain
The parasites that cause mange
Damaged laryngeal nerve resulting in lack of muscle control of vocal cords is called
The general term for any inflammatory disease of the lungs
Name the stages of the fly life cycle
Egg, Larva, Pupa, Adult
Ticks feed on large quantities of this
Adults of these are known as "heel flies" or "bomb flies"
The number of wings an adult fly has
Two (one pair)
Larvicides are designed to kill this life cycle of flies
Generic term for vertical crack of the hoof
Anaerobic bacteria destroy the frog
Specific type of sole bruise
Caused by unlevel horseshoe, rocks, gravel or other hard object
Infection of sensitive foot structures
Type of laminitis that produces a linger lameness and irregular rings in hoof; are wider at the heel than at the base
Common in humid areas and caused by a hoof digesting fungi
White line disease
Caused by unclean, dirty conditions combined with long untrimmed hooves
Specific type of sand crack which hurts the most when foot is raised
A disturbance in the circulation and bond of the sensitive laminae of the bone to the horny laminae of the hoof
The forelegs, head and shoulders make up what?
What is the area from the loin to the tail head called?
A blue or whitish eye is called what?
Any abnormal deviation in the structural function of the horse constitutes what?