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1

What does TPR stand for when referring to health and diseases?

Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration

2

What happens if a horse has slowed capillary-refill time?

The horse can go into shock

3

True or false: a healthy horse will have a capillary-refill time of 1 to 3 seconds.

True

4

What is skin-pinch test?

A simple test for dehydration of a horse's body

5

When should you deworm your horses?

At least every 8 weeks

6

What's in the center of each cell?

The Nucleus

7

What should not exceed more than 40% of the total daily diet?

Grain or concentrates

8

What can happen if the horse loses more than 20% of body water?

A result in death

9

How many different amino acids are there?

22

10

Which vitamin is needed for vision, especially night vision?

Vitamin A

11

Name one water-soluble vitamin.

C, B1, B2, B6, B12, Biotin, Folic Acid, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid

12

What does CRT stand for?

Capillary-Refill Time

13

What does the term bight of the reins mean?

The excess part of the reins passing beyond the thumb and fingers and out of the hand.

14

Name two different types of western bridles.

Split Ear, Slip Ear, Conventional

15

What is a Mecate?

A hackamore lead rope

16

What is a Fiadore?

A special knot on a hackamore

17

What is the name for an oil made of suet, feet, and bones of cattle, used for softening leather?

Neat's Foot Oil

18

Name three equitation seats.

Hunt seat, saddle seat, stock (western)

19

Riboflavin and thiamin are examples of what vitamin?

Vitamin B

20

Name 4 fat soluble vitamins.

A, D, E, K

21

What is on of the best indicators of an animal's well being?

Appetite

22

What can carotene be converted to?

Vitamin A

23

What are 2 sources of dietary energy?

Carbohydrates, fats, protein

24

What is another name for Lucerne, a legume roughage?

Alfalfa

25

What 2 sources does molasses come from?

Sugar cane and sugar beet

26

How many pounds of manure does one horse produce in one year?

7 to 9 tons

27

Name 2 types of body hair.

Dense undercoat, guard hairs

28

What causes the horse to stop at a jump?

The rider looking down.

29

How long should you warm your horse up before jumping?

15-30 minutes

30

If something goes wrong when starting to jump, whose fault if it most of the time?

The rider's