Horse Club Winter care! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Horse Club Winter care! Trivia Facts Quiz

Most of us get a lot of flu when it comes to the winter season, therefore, need to safeguard ourselves from contacting it, that being said the winter season is not only hard for us humans but for the animals around us too. This is a new Winter Quiz for HorseClub players to see how much you know about caring for your Horses in the cold season.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the water in the water bucket freezes, you'll need to knock the ice out. Which is the best type of bucket for coping with frozen water?
    • A. 

      Rubber buckets

    • B. 

      Plastic buckets

    • C. 

      Wooden buckets

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    How should a Horse be sheltered during the cold weather?
    • A. 

      Even if horses are stabled over night, they are hardy animals and don't need shelter at any other time.

    • B. 

      Even if horses are stabled over night, provide them with a windbreak or shelter during the day.

    • C. 

      Even if horses are stabled over night, bring them into the house and settle them by the fire.

    • D. 

      Even if horses are stabled over night, they will need extra food to keep them happy.

  • 3. 
    Why should you keep horse hooves clipped in the winter? Which one is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Clipped hooves will chip less

    • B. 

      Clipped hooves will hold less snow

    • C. 

      Clipped hooves will look pretty

    • D. 

      Clipped hooves will provide a bit more grip on slippery ground.

  • 4. 
    In winter the fields are pretty bare for food supply. What extra measures are needed?
    • A. 

      None needed as the Horse can hibernate

    • B. 

      Plant a shrubbery

    • C. 

      Sew some grass seed or re-turf the field

    • D. 

      Hay bales scattered around the field

  • 5. 
    What does checking under winter blankets do? Choose the odd one out.
    • A. 

      Check for chaffing and irritation

    • B. 

      Daily grooming keeps coats cleaner

    • C. 

      Gives the blanket fairies a wake up call

    • D. 

      Horse is more comfortable

  • 6. 
    What about the rider during winter riding? What can a rider do to warm up?
    • A. 

      Wear lots of layers to keep the heat in.

    • B. 

      Wear a very thick jumper under your jacket to keep heat from escaping.

    • C. 

      Perform star jumps and press ups moments before you mount the horse.

    • D. 

      Install an excercise bike in the tack room to warm up on.

  • 7. 
    Why are windy conditions a hazard? Spot the odd one out.
    • A. 

      Can cause eye irritation

    • B. 

      Causes loss of body heat

    • C. 

      Can be a bit smelly

    • D. 

      Flying or falling objects