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1

What is the hoof wall comprised of?

Epithelia cells that have been keratinized

2

How much weight does a standardbred lose in a 1-mile race?

12-33 pounds

3

What material is the second hardest substance in the world, next to diamonds, which are added to horseshoes to increase traction and durability?

Borium

4

Name the genetic disease that traces back to the Quarter horse stallion Poco Bueno.

HERDA (hereditary equine regional dermatosparaxis) or HC (equine hyperclastosis cutis)

5

Vices are classified into 3 categories, what are they?

dangerous to man, dangerous to horse, nuisance habits

6

What are two things that the vestibulocochlear nerve is responsible for?

hearing and balance

7

Your mare is in a heavy state of milking and begins to convulse and goes into a coma. What condition is your mare experiencing and what caused it?

Eclampsia. Likely caused due to loss of calcuim through milk.

8

What is hyperlipemia?

Unusually high levels of fat in the blood

9

What muscle regulates the flow of stomach contents into the deodenum?

Pyloric Sphincter Muscle

10

Why would a mare's physiological makeup make her less likely to retain bladder stones than stallions or geldings?

Mares have a much shorter and wider urethra that allows their excretion.