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1

Describe the new technology called gene mapping.

Identifies the position of the genes that make up humans and other animal species.

2

Name the four gates that can be classified as single foot gates.

Running walk (plantation gate), Slow gait (amble or stepping pace), rack and fox trot.

3

What is the only diagonal four beat gait of all the single foot gaits?

Fox Trot

4

Name four gaits where for a brief moment in the movement the horse has only one foot on the ground.

Running walk (plantation gait), slow gait ( amble or steeping pace), rack and fox trot.

5

What is the average speed of the pace of the standardbred race horse?

Over 30 mph.

6

What are the two racing gaits of the standardbred?

Pace and trot.

7

What is the gait that s primarily seen in standardbreds?

Pace

8

Name two terms that indicate a horse is one one lead in the front and the other lead in the hind while canter or loping.

Disunited canter or lope and cross-canter or cross-lope.

9

What is the correct lead for cantering or loping in a counter-clockwise direction of the arena?

Left lead

10

What is the correct lead for cantering or loping in a clock-wise direction of the arena?

Right lead

11

What is the term for the movement of the english rider that rises with every other beat of the trot?

Posting

12

What is the average speed of a run in a quarter horse race horse?

Up to 50 mph

13

What is the average speed of the run in a Thoroughbred race horse?

About 35 mph

14

What is the average speed of the gallop or run?

About 18 mph (Thoroughbreds tun about 35 mph and quarter horses run up to 50 mph in a quarter mile)

15

What is the average speed of the canter?

12 mph

16

What is the average speed of the jog?

About 6 mph

17

What is the average speed of the trot?

8 mph although Standardbreds can trot over 30 mph.

18

What is the average speed of the walk?

4 mph

19

What is the average length of the stride at the back?

3 feet or less

20

What is the average length of the stride at the canter or lope?

About 10-15 feet

21

What is the average length of the stride at the gallop or run?

15-20 feet for most riding horses, 21-23 feet for thoroughbreds.

22

What is the average length of stride at the trot?

About 8-9 feet

23

What is the average length of stride at the walk?

Less than 6 feet

24

What is the gait that is common to all breeds and the slowest of all gaits?

Walk

25

What are the five gaits that are common to most breeds of horses?

Walk, trot or jog, canter or lope, gallop or run, back