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174-3 BEGINNING HORSE MANAGEMENT 3RD YR
Type the letter of your answer in the numbered box that matches the number of the question on your test. the numbered box is ABOVE the question.
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Are the following statements TRUE or FALSE?
1. The larvae of internal parasites often migrate through the horse’s body tissues causing serious damage.
2. The eggs of internal parasites can survive in the environment outside of the horse’s body.
3. Shoeing a horse causes an increase in shock and concussion to the hoof and leg.
4. A horse with no Galvayne’s groove is 15-25 yrs. old.
5. The hoof should be shaped to fit the shoe.
6. Horses get infected with worms from grazing.
7. The angle of the hoof should match the angle of the pastern.
8. A horse’s teeth stop growing at age 20.
9. Galvayne’s groove is found on the horse’s hoof.
10. Stomach worms are only found in the horse’s stomach.
Fill in the blank. Put the letter of your answer in the box ABOVE the question.
11. Probably the greatest single cause of diseases in horses is ______.
A. poor management
B. exposure to a sick horse
C. eating spoiled feed
12. A Coggin’s test is used to identify horses which have ______.
B. west nile virus
C. equine infectious anemia.
13. What disease is transmitted to the horse through infected opossum feces usually consumed in the feed or water?
A. Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis
14. The most reliable way to determine if a horse has internal parasites is to examine his ______ under a microscope.
15. ______ are the only internal parasites where the adult is a fly.
16. The most common and most harmful of the internal parasites are ______.
17. Ringworm is ______.
A. an external parasite
B. an internal parasite
C. a bacterial infection of the hair pores
18. Rain rot is ______.
A. a disease of the hoof
B. a bacterial infection of the hair pores
C. a fungal infection of the skin
19. The most common hoof disease is ______.
C. white line disease
20. A horse’s hooves should be trimmed ______.
A. every 4 weeks
B. every 8 weeks
C. every 4 months
21. Corns are causes by ______.
A. shoes that are too short
B. fly bites
C. eating too fast
22. A foal will gets its first teeth ______.
A. before birth
B. when 2-4 days old
C. when 4 weeks old
23. A horse acquires a full mouth of permanent teeth at age ______.
A. 2 yrs.
B. 5 yrs.
C. 10 yrs.
24. Corrective trimming of a horse’s hooves is effective for horses who are ______.
A. 9 months old or younger
B. less than 5 yrs. old
C. any age
25. Manure should be composted for at least _____ before spreading.
A. 2 days
B. 1 week
C. 2 weeks
Match the following A-D to the statements 26-29. Put the letter of your answer in the numbered box ABOVE the question.
A. Older dewormer which many parasites are resistant to
B. Drug effective against encysted small strongyles
C. Drug effective against tapeworms
D. Drug effective against onchoncerca and summer sores
Match the age A-E to the description of the teeth 30-34. Put the letter of your answer in the numbered box ABOVE the question.
A. 2-4 days
B. 2-1/2 yrs
C. 4-1/2 yrs.
D. 5 yrs.
E. 12 yrs.
30. permanent corner incisors erupting
31. temporary central incisors erupt
32. smooth mouth, no cups
33. permanent central incisors erupting
34. full mouth with canines, cups in all incisors
Are the following diseases caused by a
virus (V) or bacteria (B)?
Put B or V in the numbered box ABOVE the question.
36. Equine Infectious Anemia
39. Potomac Horse Fever
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