BREEDS AND BREED ASSOCIATIONS Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Name the most numerous light horse breed in Europe.
Hanoverians What year was the AHSA founded? 1917 Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: What is the term for a Standardbred horse that races with a diagonal gait? Trotter What do the initials “USDF” stand for? United States Dressage Foundation What breed of show pony was produced by crossing Hackney & Shetland pony.
The Americana Define quality.
Fineness of texture; freedom from coarseness; refinement of hair, hide and bone What two gaits does a 5-gaited horse have that the 3-gaited horse does not? Slowgate and rack In 1894, Colonel Battel founded the Register for which breed of horses? Morgans On what are Conformation Working Horses judged ? Performance, soundness and conformation For what do the initials USTA stand? Unites States Trotting Association For what does AHSA stand? American Horse Show Association Which breed of horses are characterized by leopard spot markings? 11 A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Appaloosa What draft breed is only chestnut in color? Suffolk What is a male donkey called? A Jack What is the Connemara Pony known for? Its jumping ability The American Paint Horse Association is devoted strictly to stock horses and bases its registry on blood of what three breeds? Paints, Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds What club registers the breed that has been referred to as the essential oil of horse flesh, of which 1/3 of these horses are bred in the State of Kentucky and used for running races? Jockey Club Approximately 99% of all standardbreds trace to what horse? Hambletonian What is the birthdate of a horse in the Standardbred breed? January 1st Robert Bakewell, who developed many improved breeds of livestock, also initiated the improvement of what draft horse? The Shire Name two breeds of the “Native Horse.” Chickasaw Horse, Spanish Mustangs, Spanish-Barb, American Mustang What animal is known for a dorsal stripe running from mane to tail that is intersected by the arms of cross at the withers? Scicilian donkey Can a Welsh Pony be skewbald or piebald? No 12 Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Name a small, dun-colored, genuine wild species of horse that was formerly abundant in southern Russia and Central Asia.
The Tarpan, Prezwalski’s horse The paso gait has 5 forms – name the three most important.
Paso fino, Paso corto, Paso largo How much does an aluminum racing plate weigh? 2-3 oz When capitalized, what does Half-Bred mean? Denotes a horse sired by a Thoroughbred and registered in the Half-Bred Stud Book What is the difference in muscling of the forearm between the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred? Quarter Horse – muscling is shorter and heavier than the Thoroughbred Thoroughbred – longer and leaner than the Quarter Horse Name four classifications of mules.
Draft, sugar, cotton farm, packing and mining Give the sequence of movement of the hooves for the paso gait.
Right rear, right fore; left rear, left fore; the hind foot touches the ground a fraction of a second before the front foot What breeds were developed from the need for a comfortable ground covering, smooth gaited riding and driving horse? American Saddle Horse Tennessee Walking Horse Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: DISEASES AND UNSOUNDNESSES Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Approximately how long does a tetanus antitoxin vaccination give protection? Two weeks Give two causes of contracted heels.
Lack of frog pressure and lack of moisture in the hoof, heredity, faulty conformation 13
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