Horse Production Test 1
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Horse Production Test 1
Horse Production FlashCards for Test1
Name the five different types of facial markings.
Snip,Blaze, Star, Stripe, Bald
Name the different types of feet markings.
Coggle, Sock, Half stocking, Stocking, inside Heel, Outside Heel
Opposite of chewing, spirals to throat
what turns food
Outside of teeth
Horse's teeth, ever erupting
Second hardest material of tooth
softest part of tooth back fills with pulp
hardest material of tooth
overbites and underbites
rate at which crown protrudes the gum line
a duct or canal-abscess
grinding, chewing of food
epithelial tissue richly supplied with cells which can secrete mucus
surface to surface contact
harden into bone
front of mouth
row of teeth
accentuated transverse ridging
back of mouth
What three things do we write down before working on a horse?
1. Any cuts or scrapes?
2.Pressure of TMJ
3. Body Condition
What are the three parts of the root?
Root, reverse crown, and the clinical crown
The incisors are?
The frontmost teeth
shed caps, first three
Horses have how many teeth/
By the age of 4-4 1/2 how many teeth, approximately, will a horse lose?
What are some common signs of dental problems?
Weight loss, dropping feed, foul odor of mouth, slobbering, head tilting, tongue lolling, bucking
What does SCO stand for?
simultaneous centric occlusion, all teeth are touching
Three point balance includes what?
incisors, pre-molars, molars
What does AF stand for?
What are three things to ask owner before working on the horse?
When did you last feed? Are you currently having any problems? Colic?
Between the molars and incisors there is a gap called the?
interdental space, or bars
What are wolf teeth?
Rudimentary teeth that sometimes develop into in front of premolars
What percentage of mares have wolf teeth?
By the age of three the horse has how many permanent teeth?
By the age of four the horse has how many permanent teeth?
By the age of five how many permanent teeth does the horse have?
All incisors are permanent
What does the Galvaynes Groove tell us?
A horse's age
By what year does the 'hook' develop?
7 and 14
At what age does the Galvayne's groove develop?
9-10 years old
At what age does the Galvayne's groove disappear?
20 years old
What percentage of dental problems come from humans?
Horse Breeds to Know:
Arabian, Appaloosa, Paint, Cream Draft Horse, Hackney, Lipizzan, Miniature Horse, Missouri Fox Trottter, Quarter Horse, Thoroughbred, Tennessee Walking Horse
What are the five basic colors?