Stable Management - Qp5

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Management Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ideal bedding qualities include:  (Select five)
    • A. 

      It must be dry.

    • B. 

      It must not be dangerous if eaten by the horse.

    • C. 

      It must be easy to obtain.

    • D. 

      It must be dusty.

    • E. 

      It must be easy to dispose.

    • F. 

      It must be economical.

  • 2. 
    ______ is very heating for the feet and clogs the hooves if damp.
    • A. 

      Sawdust

    • B. 

      Shavings

    • C. 

      Peat Moss

    • D. 

      Sand

  • 3. 
    In the complete muck-out  system, all the soiled and wet bedding is removed and replaced with clean material every day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A big disadvantage to the deep litter system is that a large amount of material accumulates in the stable which has to be removed at least every ______ months.
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

  • 5. 
    Tools required for straw and shredded paper muck outs include:   (Select three)
    • A. 

      A ten pronged fork or a pitchfork

    • B. 

      A stable broom

    • C. 

      A shovel

    • D. 

      A wheelbarrow

    • E. 

      A grass rake

  • 6. 
    Mucking helps to prevent draughts but more importantly stops the horse getting cast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The ______ bed must be thick and warm to encourage the horse to lie down and rest.
    • A. 

      Day

    • B. 

      Night

  • 8. 
    Stable straw is always in great demand for fertilising fields.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Maintenance of the muckheap should be done twice a day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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