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1

Which is more common pacing or trotting races in Standardbred?

Pacing

2

What term describes one who rides horseback?

Equestrian

3

What area of the horse's legs should be wrapped before traveling?

Wrap from coronary band to knees and hocks

4

What is the usual distinction between a horse and a pony?

Ponies are less than 14 or 14.2 hands in height

5

What is a group of animals that have certain distinguishable characteristics, such as function, conformation and color?

Breed

6

What are the 3 categorizes that Thoroughbreds use to measure performance?

Earnings, Handicaps and time

7

What type of branding was developed for the thoroughbred race horse as a means of identification to prevent the running of 'ringers'?

Lip tattoos

8

Name 2 breeds whose primary performance measure in speed.

Standardbreds and Thorughbreds

9

The single, double, half & triple diamonds, squaw & Arizona are all types of what?

Hitches used to secure a pack load

10

In harness racing, which is a 2-beat lateral gait?

Pace

11

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)

12

What does spread mean?

To stretch or pose.

13

What is the term for a horse that is owned by several people?

Syndicated

14

Nosebleeds occur often in what type of horses?

Race horses just after a race

15

How long is 6 furlongs?

3/4 of a mile

16

Which type of horse would use the Weymouth bridle?

3 & 5-gaited saddle horse

17

Which Quarter horse stallion is known for his cutting traits & passes these traits to his offspring?

Doc Bar

18

What ages are the horses competing in the NRHA Derby & NRHA Superstakes?

4 & 5 years old

19

When judging reining events, one or more judges will score each horse between 0 & infinity with, what as an average?

70 points

20

In the NRHA, each horse competing automatically begins each event with how many point?

70

21

Maryland Governor, Samuel Ogle was credited with introducing what to North America?

Originated Thoroughbred racing

22

What type of horse is trained to separate a cow or calf from the herd & prevent it rom returning to the herd?

Cutting horse

23

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

24

What term derives from the English custom of docking the tail to a 6-inch length for carriage style?

Cob tail

25

Who was the American Paint Horse Association champion?

Yellow Mount

26

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?

Reining

27

What is the measurement of performance in Standardbreds?

Speed

28

The best description of the size of a horse is a combination of what 2 factors?

Height & weight

29

Name the famous gray Standardbred who held the trotting record in 1938 that stood for 31 years.

Greyhound

30

Which famous Saddlebred was a six time winner of the $10,000 five-gaited championship at the Kentucky State Fair?

Wing Commander

31

What is a time trail in harness racing?

Race against the clock instead of against other horses

32

What are the 2 largest Thoroughbred sale organizations in the US?

Keeneland, Fasig-Tipton

33

Why is it important for a rider to stay deep in the saddle & sit up straight?

Horse responds readily to shifts in the rider's weight. Exaggerated weight shifts can throw the horse off balance & confuse it

34

According to the American Horse Council, horse shows generate how much money per year?

$223 million

35

Secretariat won the Triple Crown in what year?

1973

36

Name 3 benefits of therapeutic riding on an individual with a disability.

Improved muscle tone, posture, coordination, motor coordination, motor development, emotional & psychological well being

37

Who was the first horse to win the title of "Champion" for the American Paint Horse Association?

Yellow Mount

38

What is the best measurement of growth in a horse?

Weight

39

In racing terms, what is a ringer?

A look-alike horse that runs in place of the real race horse

40

Why would you carry Vicks Vapor rub in your horse trailer?

To apply to horse's nostrils to prevent him from smelling another horse & from fighting in the trailer

41

What are the 5 different walks that may be used in dressage testing?

Working walk, collected walk, medium walk, extended walk & free walk

42

What organization has responsibility for maintenance of the American Stud Book?

American Jockey Club

43

In a halter class, what is a judge looking for?

Horse that is most typical of its breed

44

How many furlongs are in a one & one half race?

12 furlong

45

For an entry in a get of sire class, how many horses are shown together?

Three

46

What equine sport was socially unacceptable in colonial New England because it was too closely associated with the landed gentry in England?

Horse racing

47

What is the difference between a loose rein &a long rein in dressage?

Loose rein- reins are slack
Long rein- reins are stretched to their utmost

48

Name 5 pieces of information listed on the registration papers.

Current owner, white markings, scars, brands, initial owner & breeder, previous owners, 3-5 generations of ancestry, tattoos, registration number, sex, name of horse

49

When traveling long distances, how often should a horse be offered water?

Every 3 - 4 hours

50

What type of branding was developed for the thoroughbred race horses as a means of identification to prevent the running of ringers?

Lip tattoos

51

How do time traits differ from dash races?

Time trials are races against the clock instead of other horses

52

Ho many approved reining patterns are recognized by the NRHA?

Nine

53

Dressage tests are a series of how many movements combined into a single, predetermined pattern?

12 - 30 movements

54

What does the letters TT in front of a record time indicate?

Record was a time trial & not a dash race against other horses.

55

Which Standardbred was considered by many to be the greatest harness horse of all times & held the pacing record for 35 years?

Dan Patch

56

At horse shows, Hackney ponies are divided into what 2 types of classes?

Cob tail & long tail classes

57

Which organization was created by Claude Mullins in 1947 to encourage youth to stay in school & promote the highest type of conduct & sportsmanship?

National High School Rodeo Association, Inc.

58

What is the pair of horses in a six horse hitch located directly in front of the car?

Wheelers

59

What term describes the use of painful methods & devices to enhance the horse's gait in the show ring?

Soring

60

Name the special requirement of the Peruvian Paso Championship shows to ensure that a completely natural gait & action is exhibited.

All horses must be shown barefoot

61

Describe freestyle reining.

Reining maneuvers set to music in a format designed by each competitor

62

Name 4 forms of doing business as related to horse ownership & horse management.

Sole proprietorship, Partnership, Syndicate, S corporation, Regular Corporation

63

Name 4 National events are sponsored by the AQHA.

National high school rodeo, 4-H awards program, inter-collegiate rodeo, Nat. cutting horse, FFA events, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Assoc, Competitive trail riding, US dressage federation, Eastern Nat. 4-H horse Round-UP

64

Name 8 of the 12 approved classes in NRHA competition.

Open, Limited Open, Non-Pro, Intermediate Non-Pro, Limited Non-Pro, Rookie, Snaffle Bit, Novice Horse Open, Novice Horse Non-Pro, Youth 14-18, Youth 13 & under, Freestyle

65

Name 3 types of hitches that the Hackney is shown in harness classes.

Single, pairs, tandem

66

Name 5 of the 7 most important natural environment factors to consider for the location of a horse farm.

Topography, drainage, prevailing winds, solar radiation, precipitation, vegetation, soil characteristics

67

Name 6 different equine events or uses.

Pleasure, flat racing, harness racing, dressage, combined training (Eventing), rodeo, polo, reining, team penning, shows, draft work, fox hunting, field trials, steeple chase, combined driving, jousting, endurance, cutting, gymkhana, pilling contests, jump

68

Name the 6 maneuvers required in each approved reining horse patterns.

Small slow circles, large fast circles, flying lead changes, roll backs over the hocks, 360 degree spins done in place, sliding stops