Flashcards in Shelby's Deck Deck (53)
What does TPR stand for when referring to health and diseases?
Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration
What happens if a horse has slowed capillary-refill time?
The horse can go into shock
True or false: a healthy horse will have a capillary-refill time of 1 to 3 seconds.
What is skin-pinch test?
A simple test for dehydration of a horse's body
When should you deworm your horses?
At least every 8 weeks
What's in the center of each cell?
What should not exceed more than 40% of the total daily diet?
Grain or concentrates
What can happen if the horse loses more than 20% of body water?
A result in death
How many different amino acids are there?
Which vitamin is needed for vision, especially night vision?
Name one water-soluble vitamin.
C, B1, B2, B6, B12, Biotin, Folic Acid, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid
What does CRT stand for?
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.
Name two different types of western bridles.
Split Ear, Slip Ear, Conventional
What is a Mecate?
A hackamore lead rope
What is a Fiadore?
A special knot on a hackamore
What is the name for an oil made of suet, feet, and bones of cattle, used for softening leather?
Neat's Foot Oil
Name three equitation seats.
Hunt seat, saddle seat, stock (western)
Riboflavin and thiamin are examples of what vitamin?
Name 4 fat soluble vitamins.
A, D, E, K
What is on of the best indicators of an animal's well being?
What can carotene be converted to?
What are 2 sources of dietary energy?
Carbohydrates, fats, protein
What is another name for Lucerne, a legume roughage?
What 2 sources does molasses come from?
Sugar cane and sugar beet
How many pounds of manure does one horse produce in one year?
7 to 9 tons
Name 2 types of body hair.
Dense undercoat, guard hairs
What causes the horse to stop at a jump?
The rider looking down.
How long should you warm your horse up before jumping?