Junior Horse Bowl Questions, Set 9 & 10

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Junior Horse Bowl Questions, Set 9 & 10
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Questions for 4-H Horse Bowl Junior competition, 4th & 5th grade
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  1. Bulge, Ripple and definition of muscling is desired in which general type of breeds?
    Stock horse breeds
  2. The process of desensitization of the foal to the farrier is part of a process known as what?
    Imprint Training
  3. What color pattern is frequently confused with gray?
    Roan
  4. Horse and stable flies have three prerequisites for successful completion of their life cycle. Name them.
    Appropriate breeding materials, optimum moisture, and adequate warmth.
  5. The most complicated and life threatening condition in excessive fermentation colic is what?
    Gastric dilation.
  6. What does floating refer to?
    The rasping or removal of sharp enamel points on the teeth.
  7. The original home of the Welsh pony was in the hills and valleys of what?
    Wales
  8. Name the gaits of the Tennessee Walking Horse.
    • Walk (flat-foot walk)
    • Running walk
    • Canter
  9. What nutritional property does oats possess that makes oats "safer" to feed than most other grains?
    High fiber
  10. Name three methods of forage processing.
    • Baled roughage (hay)
    • Pelleted
    • Cubed
    • Dehydrated
  11. The mature, idle 1,000 pound horse will drink approximately how many gallons of water per day?
    10 - 12 gallons
  12. What are the 12 front teeth in the horse's mouth called?
    Incisors
  13. What is the function of the skeletal system?
    Gives the body form and protects the vital organs
  14. The horse's foot increase in size until what age?
    It is full grown or at 5-6 years of age.
  15. How many pairs of chromosomes does each individual have?
    32
  16. Respiration rates are normally how many breaths/minute?
    • 8 to 15 breaths per minute OR
    • 8 to 16 breaths per minute
  17. The respiration rate i s vital sign that is used to diagnose heat exhaustion. What respiration rate indicates this condition?
    More than 30 breaths per minute.
  18. The groove in the upper corner incisors that are first visible at 10 years of age that is used in aging horses is called what?
    Galvayne's Groove
  19. In the horse world, what do the initials NRHA stand for?
    National Reining Horse Association
  20. What color horse would have a mixture of white with any othe rcolored hairs; often born solid or almost solid-colored and gets lighter with age as more white hair appears?
    Gray
  21. When formulating a foal creep ration, what is the most important consideration?
    Palatability (acceptability)
  22. Textured concentrates are typically referred to as what?
    Sweet feeds.
  23. Bran is primarily used as a sources of what in a horse's diet?
    Fiber source
  24. What teeth in the horse are studied to determine age?
    12 front teeth called incisors
  25. A deviation in struction or function that interferes with the horse's intended use or performance is called what?
    Unsoundness
  26. Hooves are picked out in what direction?
    Heel to toe
  27. What is the foundation of any succesful fly control?
    Good sanitation
  28. What is the normal respiration rate of a horse?
    • 8 to 15 breaths / minute OR
    • 8 to 16 breaths / minute
  29. What inexpensive feed supplement can be provided for horses in summer to provide a constant source of electrolytes?
    Mineralized salt
  30. What horse sport or event has tests which are 12 to 30 movements combined into a single pre-determined pattern?
    Dressage
  31. What is the primary difference in the color pattern of dun and a buckskin horse?
    Buckskins usually do not have a dorsal stripe
  32. Animals have different types of digestive systems based on what?
    Where and how they digest feed components

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