Flashcards in SHB Category: K, Horse Judging Deck (268)
What is a natural 2-beat gait in which the lateral legs move simultaneously?
What is an exaggerated paddling?
Most unsoundnesses from concussion and trauma occur where?
What are the 3 natural gaits?
Walk, trot, and gallop
What term describes the withers, back, loin, and croup?
What term describes a horse that is free of any injuries or defects that would affect its usefulness?
What do we call ears that are carried horizontally to the side?
What are low, round, thick withers called?
What are the bulged or op-eyed appearance of the eye called?
What is an unsoundness?
Defect in form or function that interferes with the usefulness of the horse
What term describes the physical appearance of the horse, due to arrangement of muscle, bone, and other body tissues?
What is the single most important consideration when selecting a horse?
Purpose for which it is to be used
What is the fastest 4 beat artificial gait?
What term describes a hard contact with the ground?
Give the term for a concave or sagging back.
What is another name for the running walk?
What is the smoothest gait of the Tennessee Walking Horse?
Name the gait that is characterized by 2 beats, in which the diagonal fore and hind legs move together.
What term refers to a broken crest?
Name the action defect that results when the toe of the horse's hind foot strikes the lateral forefoot.
Which is the faster gait, trotting or pacing?
What is the mother of all gaits and the most useful gait?
Name the 4 parts of the horse that are included in the topline.
Withers, back, loin (coupling), and croup
What type of interference occurs at the trot when the hind foot strikes the sole of the front foot on the same side?
What would be the ideal ratio of the top to bottom lines of the horse's neck?
2 to 1 with top longer
What is an ossification of the lateral cartilage resulting from injuries that cause calcium to accumulate and harden?
What is a bony enlargement in the groove formed by the splint and cannon bones?
What is exaggerated lifting and forward motion of one or both hocks that is spasmodic and involuntary and when is this condition most obvious?
Stringhalt, most obvious when backing or turning the horse
What shape should the head be when viewed from the side?