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1

A flabby, limp, relaxed without firm shape or consistency is called what?

Flaccid

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 108)

2

What is fetid?

Having a rank or disagreeable smell

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 106)

3

What is hippology?

The study of the horse

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 140)

4

What is the sound of a donkey called?

Bray

(Source: Equine Science, Griffiths, p. 21)

5

What is the world governing body of equestrian sports?

Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI)

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 105)

6

Name 3 ways of marking or identifying horses.

Bitted ear, cropped ear, lip tattoo, chestnut "fingerprinting", cold branding or freeze marking, hot branding, color, size, markings

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship, Ensminger, p. 454)

7

What is the meaning of asphyxiation?

Suffocation

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 16)

8

What can be done to an orphan foal to make it more acceptable to a nurse mare?

Pour linseed oil or whiskey over the foal to disguise odor

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 428)

9

Name 2 types of brands.

Hot brand, freeze brand

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 809)

10

Why do horses have hair in their ears?

To prevent dirt & insects from entering the inner ear

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council), p. 39)

11

What are mild bucking motions called?

Crowhops

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 74)

12

What is a brand?

A registered mark of identification

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 37 / Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council), p. 4)

13

The left side of the horse is also called what?

Near side

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council), p. 20)

14

What is the name of the branding method that uses extreme cold rather than heat?

Freeze branding

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 809)

15

Referring to horses, what is a cavy?

A collection of horses

(Source: Horse Science (National 4-H Council), p. 4 / Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 52)

16

A collection of saddle horses at a roundup from which the ones to be used for the day are chosen is called what?

Remuda

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council), p. 40 / Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 232)

17

What is one of the oldest methods of identification for horses?

Hot iron branding

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 809)

18

What does the term bang-tailed mean?

Having a heavy, coarse tail

(Source: Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council), p. 7)

19

What is fuzztail running?

The art of herding and catching wild horses

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 116)

20

When referring to horses, what is a knack?

An old, worn-out, or useless horse

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 161)

21

What is a mixed stable?

A stable in which both flat-race and jumping horses are kept

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 181)