The Horse In Action Quiz

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The Horse In Action Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    __________ is the the rhythm of sound heard when the horse’s hooves strike the ground.
  • 2. 
    Gait analysis is a diagnostic tool that can be used to assess lameness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following path of flights in a horse corresponds to a "pigeon-toed" defect? 
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    Select the gaits of horses that performed by natural impulse and without training.
    • A. 

      Lope

    • B. 

      Walk

    • C. 

      Pace

    • D. 

      Rack

    • E. 

      Trot

    • F. 

      Gallop

  • 5. 
    If the level of unsoundness is not great enough to alter the gait, then an unsound horse may not exhibit lameness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which one describes  "brushing" , an abnormal limb contact, in a horse? 
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 7. 
    Name this abnormal limb contact.
  • 8. 
    This refers to the period of the time in some gaits in which none of the limbs is in contact with the ground just what the photo shows.
  • 9. 
    In diagnosing lameness of a horse, application of modern diagnostic imaging techniques are the best substitutes from a detailed visual inspection and thorough manual palpation of the affected limbs in weight-bearing and non-weight bearing positions. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Describe the natural gaits of horses.
  • 11. 
    This refers to the distance made between footprints of two front feet or the two back feet while a horse is moving.
    • A. 

      Step

    • B. 

      Stride

    • C. 

      Lead

    • D. 

      Suspension

  • 12. 
    ______________ refers to the distance between consecutive footprints of the same foot.
  • 13. 
    Name the conformation described below that affects the abnormal way of going in horses.
  • 14. 
    Select the following conditions that describe abnormal ways in going.
    • A. 

      Dog style

    • B. 

      Cross gallop or cross canter

    • C. 

      Plaiting

    • D. 

      Wing in

    • E. 

      Toe narrow

    • F. 

      Base wide

  • 15. 
    Select the conditions that cause lameness in horses
    • A. 

      Physical immaturity

    • B. 

      No activity

    • C. 

      Improper shoeing or hoof balance

    • D. 

      Failure to adequately condition performance horses

    • E. 

      Hard, slippery, or rocky surfaces upon which horses work

    • F. 

      Poor conformation

  • 16. 
    Which of the following describes "cross-firing" condition?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 17. 
    Which of the following describes "scalping" condition?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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