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1

Gastric ulcers affect which organ?

Stomach

2

What is the most common cause of colic?

Parasites

3

Aristides and Eclipse are famous horses from what breed?

Thoroughbreds

4

What does the term enteritis refer to?

Inflammation of the small intestine

5

Types of colic include:

Spasmodic, impaction, incareration and gas

6

atlanto-occipital malformation is affects which breed of horse?

Arabians

7

What type of shavings can be toxic if ingested by the horse?

Black Walnut

8

What is the term that refers to inflammation of the colon?

Colitis

9

Signs of colic include all of the following:

distended abdomen, rolling and kicking, anorexia

10

Where did the Clydesdale originate?

Scotland

11

What is the term for a feed that is accessible to only the foal and not the dam?

Creep Feeder

12

What is the correct order of the 3 parts of the small intestine?

Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum

13

What contagious equine disease causes high fever, purulent nasal discharge, and enlargement of the submandibular lymph nodes?

Distemper

14

Foals with this condition typically die by 5 months of age, it primarily affects Arabians.

Combined immunodeficiency

15

All of the following are important environmental conditions to consider when housing horses:

temperature, humidity, ventilation

16

What is the primary function of the cecum?

Reabsorb nutrients

17

What are the main symptoms of sleeping sickness?

Stiffness, loss of appetite, depression, paralysis of lips and bladder

18

The hereditary condition Hyperkalemic peridoic paralysis (HYPP) has been traced back to what quarter horse stallion?

Impressive

19

How long should new horses be kept in isolation before being introduced to the herd?

21 days

20

A foal receiving colostrum is an example of what kind of immunity?

Passive immunity

21

What disease does the coggins test screen for?

Equine Infectious Anemia

22

What condition are Belgian horses commonly afflicted with?

Aniridia

23

True or False: If manure is kept near the barn, it should be kept where it can heat to kill parasite eggs and larvae.

True

24

Which organ produces the ova in the mare?

Ovary

25

Which insect is the primary vector that spreads West Nile Virus?

Mosquito

26

What is the term for a lesser quality of sugar mule?

Cotton Mule

27

What are the main symptoms of rabies in horses?

Facial paralysis, lameness, fractious attitiude

28

This coat color is a very light yellow coat on unpigmented skin with either blue or pink eyes.

Cremello

29

What body system is the larynx part of?

Respiratory

30

What is azoturia commonly known as?

Monday morning disease