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1

Which breed has had the most influence in the development of light horse breeds in America?

thoroughbred (also accept arabian)

2

What is the primary difference between a horse with a roan coat and a horse with a gray coat?

Roans coat does not change over time, gray will have more white hairs as it ages

3

What term refers to a mature female horse that has never been bred?

maiden mare

4

What 4 beat gait is the slowest gait and is common to all breeds of horses?

walk

5

What is the common term for equine periodic opthalmia?

moon blindness

6

Sun cured hay is a good source of what vitamin?

vitamin D

7

What type of bit is considered to be the most severe western bit?

spade

8

What is the slang term for phenylbutazone?

Bute

9

What is the purpose of adding stickers or mud calks to the heel of a racing plate?

increase traction on a muddy racetrack

10

What is the common term for the ossification of the lateral cartilages of the distal phalanx?

sidebones

11

In a ranch operation, what is the purpose of a boundary rider?

to ride the fences of the property and repair and problems

12

What is the name of the winged horse of greek mythology?

Pegasus

13

Giving the horse more selenium, vitamin E and reducing grain intake on days the horse is more idle can prevent which metabolic disorder?

tying up (azoturia, monday morning sickness)

14

What is the common name for the first premolar teeth?

wolf teeth

15

Why wouldnt you treat a horse with West Nile Encephalitis with antibiotics?

West Nile is caused by a virus and antibiotics are used to treat bacterial diseases, not viruses

16

What type of internal parasite causes summer sores?

stomach worms

17

What is the recommended height for a perimeter fence and minimum height for a divider fence?

5 feet for perimeter and 4.5 feet for a divider

18

Identify 4 advantages of having a open top exterior door for each horse stall.

improves ventilation, more light, lets horse hang head out for fresh air, decreased respiratory disease, aleviates boredom and stable vices, provides a fire exit

19

What term refers to an australian wild horse?

brumby

20

what is another name for a dorsal stripe?

back stripe, line back, eel stripe

21

In cutting horse competitions, each entry begins with what score?

70 points

22

What is the most distal part of the small intestine?

Ileum

23

Which current horse was previously known as the Kentucky saddler?

American Saddlebred

24

What are the 2 most important sources of calcium and phosphorus in horse feeds?

Dicalcium phosphate and steamed bone meal

25

Other than the hoof pick, what are 3 basic tools used by a farrier when trimming the feet?

hoof knife, rasp, hoof nippers

26

What does the term Indian broke indicate?

horse allows mounting from the off side or both sides

27

A horse that is 66 inches tall is how many hands?

16.2 hands

28

Describe a unicorn hitch.

two horses hitched as a pair with a third in front of them

29

What is the total number of bones in the horses skeleton?

205

30

What gait defect is seen in pigeon toed horses?

paddling