TH121 (easy) CAHA45 Q: What part of the eyeball allows light to pass through to the lens? A: Cornea (easy) Q: How many teats does a mare have? A: 2 (easy) TH129 Q: Name 2 areas of hair on the horse that do not shed A: Mane, tail, eyelashes, tactile hairs on muzzle TH322 5 Study Guide – Page 6 BEHAVIOR & NATURE JUNIOR STUDY (junior) Q: When a horse pulls back with no progress, what will his next move be? A: To charge forward (junior) HIH1220-1/HS 5/TH124 Q: A horse cannot see directly in what direction? A: Downward OR directly in front & directly behind (junior) HS5/TH124 Q: The horse can see anything behind him that is not narrower than his what? A: Body (junior)* HIH 1220-2/FCH382 Q: If a horse does not want to leave the barn, it is called what? A: Barn sour (junior) TH183 Q: What is a cribber? A: A horse that chews on manger or other objects & frequently sucks air (junior) HIH320-1 Q: The horse’s first reaction to strange & frightening objects is to what? A: Panic & run away (junior) TH137 Q: How do you read your horse’s intentions as you approach it? A: By watching its’ head & ears (junior) HS4 Q: What does herdbound mean? A: A horse who refuses to leave a group of other horses (junior) HSG2-7 Q: Why should you never punish your horse when you’re angry? A: Your punishment will be too severe HSG (junior) HH54/HIH1240-4 Q: Why is it important when you have to punish a horse, that you do it at that instant? A: He won’t understand why he’s being punished if you wait (junior) HH4 Q: Describe head shy A: Horse that is sensitive about the head/jerks away when touched (junior) HIH320-1 Q: What prompts the horse’s immediate instinct to kick or run? A: Fear (junior) TH182 Q: What is the definition of a vice? A: An acquired habit that is annoying or that may interfere with the usefulness of the horse (a bad habit) (junior) Q: What does it signify if a horse has its’ ears pinned back? A: Anger (or fake anger) TH137 1 Study Guide – Page 7 (junior) TH137 Q: What does is mean if a horse has its’ ears pricked forward? A: Interest or suspicion (junior) Q: What does a nervous handler cause? A: A nervous, unsafe horse (junior) Q: Teasing a horse may cause it do what? A: Develop dangerous habits Easy (Easy) HIH1220-1 Q: At what distance must an object be from the front of the horse for it to see the object? A: Four feet (Easy)* HIH1220-1 Q: What is the ability to see separate objects with each eye at the same time? A: Monocular vision (easy)* TH678 *Q: When the dominant horse in a group makes a threat, less aggressive horses will do what? A: Retreat if possible (Easy) HH54 Q: There are few vicious horses.
What may cause a horse to become vicious? A: Abuse (Easy) HH52 Q: What practice may prevent a horse from becoming a “halter puller”? A: Untying the lead rope before taking the halter off (Easy)* BEG115 Q: Describe the stable vice called weaving A: Horse moves head & upper body from side to side (rocks side to side/back & forth) (Easy) HIH1220-2 Q: Horses have a very strong desire for the company of what? A: Other horses (Easy) HIH1220-2 Q: Which sense of the horse is better – sight or hearing? A: Hearing (easy) HIH1220-1 Q: To judge distance, the horse uses which type of vision? A: Binocular (easy) Q: What must the horse do to see faraway objects? A: Lower its’ head (easy) Q: What must the horse do to see close objects? A: Raise its’ head HIH1220-1 HSG2-4 HH54 HIH1220-1
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