Stable Management - Qp8

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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Management Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Being at grass is natural for the horse when the size of pasture is vast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Advantages of working off grass includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      The horse will not always be available when the owner wants to ride

    • B. 

      This is the most natural system of keeping horses, especially ponies.

    • C. 

      There is a saving in time and money.

    • D. 

      The horse cannot be dieted when the pasture is lush unless a moveable fence can be arranged.

    • E. 

      The horse exercises himself so the need for daily ridden exercise is done away with.

  • 3. 
    The minimum area needed to keep one horse is ______ acres.
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Nine

  • 4. 
    The gate should be sited on the top of a slope wherever possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Management in winter includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      The horse should be given a second Horse Flu vaccination in winter.

    • B. 

      The horse must be de-wormed every six weeks.

    • C. 

      The horse should be relatively free of flies

    • D. 

      Horses in dry winter areas will need to be fed hay for bulk and concentrates for warmth and energy.

  • 6. 
    The horse secretes grease from its skin into the coat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A wet horse can be groomed in the normal manner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The process of accustoming a stabled horse to living at grass is called "roughing off".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A very good system is the manual water trough which fills up as water is drunk from it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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