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1

Q.: Name the most numerous light horse breed in Europe.

A.: Hanoverians

2

Q.: What year was the AHSA founded?

A.: 1917

3

Q.: What is the term for a Standardbred horse that races with a diagonal gait?

A.: Trotter

4

Q.: What do the initials "USDF" stand for?

A.: United States Dressage Foundation

5

Q.: What breed of show pony was produced by crossing Hackney & Shetland pony.

A.: The Americana

6

Q.: Define quality.

A.: Fineness of texture; freedom from coarseness; refinement of hair, hide and bone

7

Q.: What two gaits does a 5-gaited horse have that the 3-gaited horse does not?

A.: Slowgate and rack

8

Q.: In 1894, Colonel Battel founded the Register for which breed of horses?

A.: Morgans

9

Q.: On what are Conformation Working Horses judged ?

A.: Performance, soundness and conformation

10

Q.: For what do the initials USTA stand?

A.: Unites States Trotting Association

11

Q.: For what does AHSA stand?

A.: American Horse Show Association

12

Q.: Which breed of horses are characterized by leopard spot markings?

A.: Appaloosa

13

Q.: What draft breed is only chestnut in color?

A.: Suffolk

14

Q.: What is a male donkey called?

A.: A Jack

15

Q.: What is the Connemara Pony known for?

A.: Its jumping ability

16

Q.: The American Paint Horse Association is devoted strictly to stock horses and bases its registry on blood of what three breeds?

A.: Paints, Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds

17

Q.: What club registers the breed that has been referred to as the essential oil of horse flesh, of which 1/3 of these horses are bred in the State of Kentucky and used for running races?

A.: Jockey Club

18

Q.: Approximately 99% of all standardbreds trace to what horse?

A.: Hambletonian

19

Q.: What is the birthdate of a horse in the Standardbred breed?

A.: January 1st

20

Q.: Robert Bakewell, who developed many improved breeds of livestock, also initiated the improvement of what draft horse?

A.: The Shire

21

Q.: Name two breeds of the "Native Horse."

A.: Chickasaw Horse, Spanish Mustangs, Spanish-Barb, American Mustang

22

Q.: What animal is known for a dorsal stripe running from mane to tail that is intersected by the arms of cross at the withers?

A.: Scicilian donkey

23

Q.: Can a Welsh Pony be skewbald or piebald?

A.: No

24

Q.: Name a small, dun-colored, genuine wild species of horse that was formerly abundant in southern Russia and Central Asia.

A.: The Tarpan, Prezwalski's horse

25

Q.: The paso gait has 5 forms - name the three most important.

A.: Paso fino, Paso corto, Paso largo

26

Q.: How much does an aluminum racing plate weigh?

A.: 2-3 oz

27

Q.: When capitalized, what does Half-Bred mean?

A.: Denotes a horse sired by a Thoroughbred and registered in the Half-Bred Stud Book

28

Q.: What is the difference in muscling of the forearm between the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred?

A.: Quarter Horse - muscling is shorter and heavier than the Thoroughbred; Thoroughbred - longer and leaner than the Quarter Horse

29

Q.: Name four classifications of mules.

A.: Draft, sugar, cotton farm, packing and mining

30

Q.: Give the sequence of movement of the hooves for the paso gait.

A.: Right rear, right fore; left rear, left fore; the hind foot touches the ground a fraction of a second before the front foot