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1

What type of wound is characterized by a small skin opening with soft-tissue penetration to a variable depth

Puncture wound

2

What type of wound is a very superficial skin wound resulting from rubbing or scraping against an irritant surface

Abrasion

3

What are the 2 types of laminitis

Acute & chronic

4

Where on the horse are the most bites located that are caused by rabid animals

Muzzle, face & lower legs

5

The 'golden period' for the elapsed time from injury to closure by suturing is generally considered to be how long

About 6 hours

6

What type of wound is characterized by swelling, heat & pain at the site of injury & discolorations of the overlying skin

Contusion

7

Potomac horse fever is a seasonal disease, with most cases occurring in which months of the year

July, August & September

8

What is an infrequently encountered neurologic diseases of horses which results when horses are bitten by infected wildlife

Rabies

9

What type of wound enters into one of the body cavities, such as the thorax or abdomen, are very serious & may or may not injure internal organs

Penetrating wound

10

A horse suffering from acute laminitis will have a pounding pulse, where can this be felt

Over the fetlock joint in the digital artery

11

What is the name given to pain in the area of the navicular bone & may involve inflammation of the navicular bursa, ligament sprains, cartilage or tendon destruction & bone changes

Navicular disease

12

If a horse becomes ill with a potentially contagious disease, it should be promptly isolated from the remainder of the herd for how long

At least 10 days beyond complete recovery

13

What is the most common cause of tooth infection

Decomposition of feed trapped in the infundibula

14

What is the most potent biological toxin known

Botulism toxin

15

What is the cause of the most complicated & life threatening form of colic

Ingestion of excessive grains which distends the stomach

16

What is another name for parrot mouth

Overshot jaw

17

What is a bad habit in which the horse grasps the manger or other object with the incisors, arches his neck, makes peculiar movements with the head & swallows quantities of air

Cribbing( wind sucking )

18

Why is having a sound horse extremely important

Their performance is dependent upon their ability to move

19

What is an unsoundness

Any abnormal development in the structure or function of a horse

20

What is a blemish

Any mark or deformity that the beauty, but dose not effect usefulness of a horse

21

What is the cause of the most complicated & life threatening form of colic

Ingestion of excessive grains which distends the stomach

22

What is another name for parrot mouth

Overshot jaw

23

What is a bad habit in which the horse grasps the manger or other object with the incisors, arches his neck, makes peculiar movements with the head & swallows quantities of air

Cribbing( wind sucking )

24

Why is having a sound horse extremely important

Their performance is dependent upon their ability to move

25

What is an unsoundness

Any abnormal development in the structure or function of a horse

26

What is a blemish

Any mark or deformity that the beauty, but dose not effect usefulness of a horse