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General Equine Anatomy Quiz

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General Equine Anatomy Quiz

An Equine anatomy quiz for intermediate level horse riders/owners. Students of www. Dreamriverstables. Com riding school.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The body part of a horse on the topline where the neck ends and the back begins is called the_________
    • A. 

      Pastern

    • B. 

      Fetlock

    • C. 

      Gaskin

    • D. 

      Withers

  • 2. 
    The middle joint of the back leg is called the __________.
    • A. 

      Fetlock

    • B. 

      Withers

    • C. 

      Hock

    • D. 

      Pastern

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Stifle

    • B. 

      Thigh

    • C. 

      Gaskin

    • D. 

      Pastern

  • 4. 
    The highest point of the rump is called the ________________.
    • A. 

      Hindquarter

    • B. 

      Buttocks

    • C. 

      Croup

    • D. 

      Loin

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Fetlock

    • B. 

      Pastern

    • C. 

      Stifle

    • D. 

      Gaskin

  • 6. 
    The _____________ extends from the fetlock to the top of the hoof.
    • A. 

      Pastern

    • B. 

      Stifle

    • C. 

      Gaskin

    • D. 

      Croup

  • 7. 
    The ___________ bone extends from the joint above the hoof to the middle joint on the leg.
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Elbow

    • C. 

      Stifle

    • D. 

      Cannon

  • 8. 
    Except the ears, the highest point on the horse is the boney prominence at the top of the head which is called the _______
    • A. 

      Crainium

    • B. 

      Poll

    • C. 

      Sesamoid

    • D. 

      Mandible

  • 9. 
    This area as outlined on the 'thigh' of the horse is called the ____________
    • A. 

      Gaskin

    • B. 

      Stifle

    • C. 

      Thigh

    • D. 

      Hock

  • 10. 
    The area behind the front legs and around the abdomen where the red line is, is called the________
    • A. 

      Abdomen

    • B. 

      Gut

    • C. 

      Girth

    • D. 

      Axilla