Quiz: Amazing And Bizarre Facts About Horses!

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Quiz: Amazing And Bizarre Facts About Horses!

Could you pass this quiz on unusual and bizarre facts about horses? Horses are quite elegant and regal. When you look at a horse, one conjures up the image of prince and princesses and knights riding on top of them, getting ready to save the day. Horses are extraordinary animals, and if you want to test your knowledge about them, take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a common welfare issue with horses?
    • A. 

      Daily management- time

    • B. 

      Laminitis

    • C. 

      Fat horses

    • D. 

      Hungry horses

    • E. 

      Vaccinations

    • F. 

      Old horses

  • 2. 
    Musculoskeletal injuries occur more often in 5 year old TB's compared to young horses, and in the summer as compared to the winter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Family bands are made up of 
    • A. 

      1 or 2 stallions

    • B. 

      3- 20 mares

    • C. 

      Less than 3 mares

    • D. 

      Yearlings

    • E. 

      Foals

  • 4. 
    Bands are
    • A. 

      Stable

    • B. 

      Hierarchical

    • C. 

      Short term relationships

  • 5. 
    Bachelor bands are not any less hierarchical then family bands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Juveniles leave the band at what age?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1.5 years

    • C. 

      2 years

    • D. 

      2.5 years

    • E. 

      3 years

  • 7. 
    Mares in good body condition will have a
    • A. 

      Colt foal

    • B. 

      A filly foal

  • 8. 
    Mares are in oestrous every 
    • A. 

      17 days

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      1 month

    • D. 

      7 days

  • 9. 
    They will mates how many times a day?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3-5

    • C. 

      2-4

    • D. 

      3

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are risk factors for stereotypical behaviours in horses
    • A. 

      Social isolation

    • B. 

      Concentrate feed

    • C. 

      Genetics

    • D. 

      Submissive mares' foals more susceptible

    • E. 

      Working

    • F. 

      Mares more susceptible than stallions

    • G. 

      Younger more susceptible than older

    • H. 

      Weaning time/ type

  • 11. 
    Which three behaviours can possible cause colic
    • A. 

      Wood chewing, wind sucking, and weaving

    • B. 

      Crib biting, wind sucking and wood chewing

    • C. 

      Wind sucking, wood chewing, and self-mutilation

  • 12. 
    You should not use a twitch on what part of the horse?
    • A. 

      Nose

    • B. 

      Ear

    • C. 

      Neck

  • 13. 
    What is the ABC's of horse training?
  • 14. 
    Which of the following are the six basic ground moves?
    • A. 

      Yield right from riders right leg (and opposite for yielding left)

    • B. 

      Go forward from both legs

    • C. 

      Turn right from right rein

    • D. 

      Slow, stop, park from both reins

    • E. 

      Turn left from left rein

    • F. 

      Yield hindquarter to left from riders right leg (and opposite for yielding right)

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are signs of fear in the horse?
    • A. 

      Head low

    • B. 

      Eyes white

    • C. 

      Snort/ nares

    • D. 

      Ears flat

    • E. 

      Limbs increasing speed

    • F. 

      Elavation

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