Flashcards in Horses and Horsemanship Chapter 2 & 3 Deck (21)
Which country has the largest horse population?
What two states in the US have the highest horse population?
Texas and California
Including the auditory ossicles, how many bones are in the horses skull?
How many bones are in the pelvic limbs?
How many bones are in the thoracic limbs?
How many cervical vertebrae are there?
Where are the cervical vertebrae located?
Where are coccygeal vertebrae found?
How many dorsal vertebrae are there?
Where are the dorsal vertebrae found?
In the back
Where are the lumbar vertebrae found?
Where are the sacral vertebrae found?
True or False: It is common for horses to have an extra pair of ribs.
Which ribs are the longest?
7 and 8
What is a true rib?
The ribs attach to the sternum
What is a floating rib?
The ribs overlap and attach to each other
How is the sternum shaped?
like a Canoe
How many segments does the sternum divide into?
What are the 4 extra teeth that a male horse has called?
Where are the carpal bones found?
In the knee