Equine Test III

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Equine Test III
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  1. Name the various way horses are used:
    • - Transportation
    • - Work (Draft Horse)
    • - Entertainment
    • - Sport
    • - Pleasure
    • - Food (In the past)
    • - Beasts of Burden
  2. Horses are bred for:
    • - Pleasure
    • - Work (Draft Horse)
    • - Sport
    • - Entertainment
  3. Name 3 qualities of a Draft Horse:
    • 1. Strength
    • 2. Speed
    • 3. Gentle Desposition
  4. Temperaments can be altered through ______ and ______.
    Training and diet.
  5. The Mares Reproductive System contains:
    • - 2 Ovaries
    • - 2 Fallopian tubes
    • - Uterus
    • - Cervix
    • - Vagina
    • - Clitoris
    • - Vulva
  6. A fertilized egg will meet with the uterus with in ____ days of fertilization.
    6 days
  7. A horses Gestation Cycle is ______ days.
    A filly reaches puberty at ______ months.
    A colt reaches puberty at ______ months.
    • - 340 days.
    • - 12- 15 months.
    • - 18 - 24 months.
  8. _____ hormone increases the production of testicular growth and _____ protein.
    • - Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
    • - Androgen Binding Protein (ABP)
  9. Describe Split Estrus:
    - Often noticed during spring transition, mares can show heat for several days, go out for 1 to 4 days, then again exhibit estrus behavior. - This occurs when follicles develop but fail to ovulate and regress, permitting a second follicle to develop.
  10. Symptoms of Estrus in the Mare:
    • - Attentive, passive approach.
    • - Leaning into the stallion with either the shoulder or hindquarters
    • - Raising the tail.
    • - Vulva exposing the clitoris, which is often called winking.
    • - Frequent urination.
    • - Pelvis is flexed.
  11. Factors affecting sperm production in the Stallion:
    • - Age
    • - Temperature
    • - Nutrition
    • - Illness
    • - Stress/Anxiety
    • - Hereditary/Genetics
    • - Management
  12. Name 3 benefits to Artificial Insemination:
    • 1. Increased number of offspring.
    • 2. Reduce risk of disease.
    • 3. Reduce risk of injury
  13. Name 3 ways to determine if a Mare is pregnant:
    • 1. Rectal examination
    • 2. Sonography
    • 3. ELISA test
  14. What is a false pregnancy in a mare called?
    Pseudopregnancy
  15. 2 types of abortion in Mares:
    • 1. Acute
    • 2. Chronic
  16. Taylor Made Farm Facts:
    • - Specialize in Thoroughbreds
    • - Located in Nicholasville, Kentucky
    • - 1,500 acres
    • - 22 barns; 429 stalls.
    • - Only used natural breeding
  17. Name the two Stallions featured in the Taylor Made Farm video:
    • 1. Candy Stripes
    • 2. Unbridleds Song
  18. What do the staff at Taylor Made Farm put a clay mixture on the foals legs?
    • - Cool joints
    • - Keep flies away
    • - Prevent epiphysitis
    • - Teaches foal to be well-mannered

    **A stud fee for a foal is $30,000 at Taylor Made Farm**
  19. Name 3 ways horses are exercised at Taylor Made Farms:
    • 1. Treadmill
    • 2. Round Pen (where most training occurs)
    • 3. Walking machine
  20. What is Foal Imprinting?
    • - Immediate handling of the foal with human contact after birth, or with in 48 hours after birth.
    • - Makes them easier and quieter to handle than a horse that is not imprinted.

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