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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