Flashcards in SHB Category: H, Horse Showing Deck (68)
Which is more common pacing or trotting races in Standardbred?
What term describes one who rides horseback?
What area of the horse's legs should be wrapped before traveling?
Wrap from coronary band to knees and hocks
What is the usual distinction between a horse and a pony?
Ponies are less than 14 or 14.2 hands in height
What is a group of animals that have certain distinguishable characteristics, such as function, conformation and color?
What are the 3 categorizes that Thoroughbreds use to measure performance?
Earnings, Handicaps and time
What type of branding was developed for the thoroughbred race horse as a means of identification to prevent the running of 'ringers'?
Name 2 breeds whose primary performance measure in speed.
Standardbreds and Thorughbreds
The single, double, half & triple diamonds, squaw & Arizona are all types of what?
Hitches used to secure a pack load
In harness racing, which is a 2-beat lateral gait?
What are 2 basic types of mortality insurance for horses?
All Risks Mortality (also called ARM or Full Mortality)& Specified Peril (also called Named Peril, FLT(Fires, Lightning & Transportation)
What does spread mean?
To stretch or pose.
What is the term for a horse that is owned by several people?
Nosebleeds occur often in what type of horses?
Race horses just after a race
How long is 6 furlongs?
3/4 of a mile
Which type of horse would use the Weymouth bridle?
3 & 5-gaited saddle horse
Which Quarter horse stallion is known for his cutting traits & passes these traits to his offspring?
What ages are the horses competing in the NRHA Derby & NRHA Superstakes?
4 & 5 years old
When judging reining events, one or more judges will score each horse between 0 & infinity with, what as an average?
In the NRHA, each horse competing automatically begins each event with how many point?
Maryland Governor, Samuel Ogle was credited with introducing what to North America?
Originated Thoroughbred racing
What type of horse is trained to separate a cow or calf from the herd & prevent it rom returning to the herd?
What is unique about Hackneys that fascinates the spectators & exhibitors & is the reason for its dominance of the show ring for harness ponies?
Extreme action of the front legs & matching high hock action
What term derives from the English custom of docking the tail to a 6-inch length for carriage style?
Who was the American Paint Horse Association champion?
Which event is described as the judged event designed to how the athletic ability of a ranch type horse in the confines of the show arena?
What is the measurement of performance in Standardbreds?
The best description of the size of a horse is a combination of what 2 factors?
Height & weight
Name the famous gray Standardbred who held the trotting record in 1938 that stood for 31 years.