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1

What is the term for the highest form of specialized training of the riding horse?

High school

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 139)

2

Name three different training methods using negative reinforcement or adverse stimuli.

Punishment, escape, avoidance

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, 1240-3)

3

When teaching a horse t neck-rein, using two hands, one to pull and one to bear on the neck, what is that called?

Leading and bearing rein

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 25, 166, 196)

4

What is the conditioning method for horses that increases stamina, wind and muscle tone while preventing trauma to the feet and legs?

Swimming

(Source: The Horse, Evans, p. 784)

5

What is the name given to a horse that cannot be broken?

Outlaw

(Source: Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, p. 198)

6

How do you teach a young foal to lead?

Use a tail rope (non-skid loop over hindquarters, pulling gently forward)

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, 950-4)

7

What is the basis of horse training?

Power of association

(Source: Horse Science (National 4-H Council), p. 7)

8

How should a workout conclude?

With a warm-down period

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, p. 851-9)

9

What provides a good monitor of how horses respond to exercise?

Heart rate

(Source: AYHC Horse Industry Handbook, 851-1)