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Module 1 Quiz Answers

Q1. What would you conclude if you approach a horse who appears bright, alert, and responsive with his ears up, relaxed stance, legs under him and quietly looking around?

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That is a normal healthy horse

Q2. You have called your veterinarian and she asks you for your horse’s vital signs; what would you report back to her?

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Temperature, Heart Rate, and Capillary Refill Time

Q3. You have been asked to estimate your horse’s weight using a girth tape, which is the best approach to do this?

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Place the tape over the top of the withers and behind the elbow. Circle the entire chest of the horse the way a saddle and girth go all the way around.

Q4. You approach a horse that stands 16 hands tall, weighing over 1500 lbs. with long white hair on its legs and it’s pulling a heavy load; which would be your best guess of breed based on this module?

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Clydesdale

Q5. You’re observing a horse moving in a rapid, two-beat, diagonal gait with the front foot on one side and the opposite hind foot taking off at the same time and striking the ground at the same time. Which of the normal gaits is this?

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Trot

Q6. Which part of a horse’s hoof is the most sensitive part of the outer structures of the hoof?

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Frog

Q7. Which of the following are included in the Appendicular Skeleton of a horse?

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Bones of the front and rear legs

Q8. If you overheard someone talking about the scapula, humerus, radius and ulna; what part of a horse is being discussed?

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Foreleg

Q9. Suppose you look at your horse and see that there is an asymmetry to the face, your horse is stumbling and dragging its toes; what might these signs indicate?

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The horse is suffering from some form of neurologic impairment

Q10. Which of the following was the conclusion of the committee chaired by Professor Roger Brambell in 1965?

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Animals should have basic freedoms.

Q11. Which of the following is the correct conclusion to draw if you see a horse standing with head and ears up, but resting one leg?

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The horse probably has something wrong with the hoof on the foot that is resting.

Q12. Which of the following organizations have adopted the Five Freedoms as the standard for the physical and mental well-being of all animals:

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World Organization for Animal Health

Q13. If you provide an animal with, good pasture and a clean trough that is always refilled which of the Five Freedoms are you exemplifying?

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Freedom from Hunger and Thirst

Q14. If you provide a horse with good shelter and fresh bedding, which of the Five Freedoms are you exemplifying?

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Freedom from Discomfort

Q15. If you get your horse vaccinated and call the veterinarian at the onset of disease which of the Five Freedoms are you exemplifying?

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Freedom from Pain, Injury or Disease

Q16. If you approach a horse in a calm and consistent manner, which of the Five Freedoms are you ensuring?

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Freedom from Fear and Distress

Q17. If you provide ample room in a stable and allow a horse to pasture with a herd of horses, which of the Five Freedoms are you exemplifying?

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Freedom to Express Normal Behavior

Q18. If you have taken a horse’s respiratory rate, heart rate, and temperature, what have you done?

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Checked the horse’s vital signs

Q19. Suppose your horse does not seem his normal and healthy self, so you check his respiration rate and find it to be a rate of 42; what – if anything should you do?

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Call the veterinarian because that respiratory rate is high and the horse seems ill.

Module 02 Quiz Answers

Q1. Under normal circumstances, how much water should you provide for a horse to maintain good hydration?

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Continual free access to water

Q2. What is the one exception to providing horse-free access to water?

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Cool-down period after intense exercise

Q3. Which of the following was intended to be the ideal equine meal?

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A high-fiber, high-energy meal to be eaten twice a day

Q4. Which of the following should you avoid because it may cause digestive upsets for a horse? (Select all that apply.)

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Feeding too infrequently
Not providing high-fiber feed

Q5. Suppose you see a horse coughing masticated food with some food appearing at the nostrils; how should you respond?

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That’s a RED ALERT that something is wrong. Get help immediately!

Q6. A nutritional pasture has many benefits but a few dangers; what should you protect a horse from when they go out to the pasture?

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Toxic plants and overeating grasses

Q7. Suppose you are acquiring hay as feed for your horse; which of the following are ways to assess the quality? (Select all that apply.)

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Smell the hay
Have hay analyzed to determine nutrient content

Q8. You note a horse is exhibiting a lack of energy, stunted growth, weight loss, and poor condition; what nutritional lack would you suspect?

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A lack of carbohydrates

Q9. Suppose you enter the stall and notice a notably strong and somewhat toxic odor; what should that prompt you to check in the horse’s diet?

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Check for a diet too high in fat

Q10. Guidelines for concentrates vary with individual horses; therefore, what is it vital to monitor over time to make that determination?

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Weight, health and energy levels of horse

Q11. Suppose you went to the feed store to get a good quality grass hay that has been analyzed. What would be the ideal complement feed to buy for complete nutrition?

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Ration balancer formulated for grass hay fed as directed

Q12. Suppose you go to the feed store seeking a convenient form of processed and compressed hay. What will that look like?

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Cubes and pellets

Q13. When – if ever – might you choose to limit a horse’s access to rich pasture?

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If the horse is overheating

Q14. Suppose you want to supply nutrients that may be lacking in the natural forage available. Which of the following would you purchase?

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Supplements

Q15. Which of the following forms of nutrition are the essentials every horse needs?

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Forage and water

Q16. Suppose you enter the stable and see that the free-standing water container has been knocked over, what might you do to remedy this situation? (Select all that apply.)

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Install a watering system that allows the horse to access water on demand.

Replace the free-standing container with a trough that holds more than 12 gallons.

Q17. Suppose you notice that your horse is standing in bright sunlight, and has dry discolored gums. What should you do? (Select all that apply.)

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Test capillary refill time (CRT)
Call your veterinarian

Q18. What is one of the best ways to keep your horse’s digestive system operating well?

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Provide a consistent type of feed.

Q19. When it comes to what is in the feed, what should you look for to keep your horse’s digestive system operating well?

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Feed that is high-fiber and low in sugar content.

Q20. If you were looking to satisfy and put the least strain on your horse’s digestive system, which of the following should you do?

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Divide meals in portions and provide them throughout the day

Module 03 Quiz Answers

Q1. Which of the following are among the 5 Elements of Basic Care in a horse’s environment? (Select all that apply.)

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Protection from weather

Safety

Containment and footing

Cleanliness

Ventilation

Q2. What can you do to address a horse’s mental health and prevent physical ailments?

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Provide an enriched environment where they can safely express their natural behaviors.

Q3. Suppose you are pasturing horses in a climate where you regularly have driving rain or significant cold. Which of the following must you provide?

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A solid overhead structure or three-sided structure

Q4. Suppose you are installing flooring in a stall; which would be optimal?

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Rubber mats on a level surface with bedding on top

Q5. Suppose you are asking someone to make sure a horse has sufficient bedding; what would be the daily minimum required?

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10 to 15 pounds of bedding per animal

Q6. Suppose you notice that a horse is pacing kicking and weaving; what can remedy these abnormal behaviors?

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Provide adequate exercise

Q7. Which of the following are the benefits of exercise? (Select all that apply.)

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Proper muscle development

Maintain active digestion

Prevent injuries and abnormal behaviors

Q8. Where does safety start for a horse in your care?

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Regular inspections of the environment in which your horse is housed

Q9. You want to be prepared to ensure your horse’s safety in case of emergency; what should you do in advance? (Select all that apply.)

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Post your area’s Emergency Services phone and cell phone numbers in the barn.

Q10. Suppose you are in an emergency where your horses are in danger. What should you do when First Responders arrive?

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Follow their instructions, allowing them to be in command.

Q11. Common footing types include grass, turf, dirt, sand and synthetic mixes; what criteria do you use to choose the best footing for a horse?

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Match the footing to the work the horse is doing

Q12. When designing an environment for a horse, one element of basic care is described as, “This entails the space required to move freely, lie-down, groom, exercise and socialize.” That describes:

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Containment and footing

Q13. When designing an environment for a horse, one element of basic care includes “… protection from sun, heat, cold, wind, rain and snow, and from the nuisance of biting insects.” That describes:

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Protection from weather

Q14. When designing an environment for a horse, one element of basic care includes “the circulation of fresh air, free from drafts and free from particulate matter such as hay, chaff, and dust.” That describes:

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Ventilation

Q15. When designing an environment for a horse, one element of basic care includes making sure, “ that manure and urine are removed in a timely manner, and there’s a space for the horse to get away from its own excrement.” That describes:

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Cleanliness

Q16. When designing an environment for a horse, one element of basic care is described as, “the environment is free from hazards such as nails, sharp edges, electrical wires, hanging branches, and free from toxic plants and predators..” That describes:

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Safety

Q17. Which of the following is a good way to prevent behavioral problems in horses? (Select all that apply.)

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Supporting a stress-free environment
Fulfilling their social needs

Q18. What is the rule of thumb to determine adequate stall size for the horse to be able to move freely?

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Stall floor dimension should be at least twice the height of the horse at the withers

Q19. What should a horse be able to do in a stall? (Select all that apply.)

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Turn around
Self-groom and lay down

Q20. Which types of footing are suitable for areas where horses work, train or perform? (Select all that apply.)

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Decomposed granite or a sand-granite mix

Q21. Suppose a wildfire has broken out nearby, and you are being forced to evacuate, which of the following should you do before you leave? (Select all that apply.)

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Place a leather halter with an ID tag on the horse and leave a lead rope near the gate.

Leave your contact information in a zip lock bag taped to the fence or in your mailbox.
Fill your water troughs

Q22. Which of the following forms of exercise is especially useful if a horse is recovering from illness or injury and needs exercise under careful supervision?

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Hand walking

Q23. Lunging is a form of exercise recommended in this module; what is lunging?

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This is where the trainer controls horse on a slack line, using voice commands, while the horse trots in a circle around trainer.

Q24. Which of the following are the benefits of regular exercise for a horse? (Select all that apply.)

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Makes horses less prone to injury
Develops and tones muscles
Supports active digestion

Q25. Suppose you are in an equine emergency, the first responders are on the way; what information do you need to have ready when they arrive? (Select all that apply.)

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Vital signs and an initial assessment of the animal

All the details about what led up to the emergency situation

Situation

Location

Module 04 Quiz Answers

Q1. You are examining the overall fitness of a horse; what would give you a reliable indicator of fitness? (Select all that apply.)

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Time it takes for heart rate to return to normal after exercise

Respiratory rate

Q2. How long does it take musculoskeletal fitness to develop?

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Over the span of several weeks

Q3. How can staff members who work with horses help keep them safe from disease? (Select all that apply.)

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Clean and disinfect boots

Follow biosecurity protocols

Q4. You notice these symptoms in a horse: weight loss, poor hair coat, lethargy and colic or diarrhea and poor overall condition. What should you check for based on these?

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Internal parasite infestation

Q5. What important aspect of maintaining a horse’s health is often overlooked because it may not be as obvious as if the horse were lame or had a fever?

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A horse’s teeth and oral cavity

Q6. How does a horse’s nature as a prey animal condition them to respond to pain in a certain way?

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Prey animals resist showing pain

Q7. You notice that your horse is being pestered by flies and biting insects; what are the 3 Pillars of Insect Control to Employ?

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Avoidance, minimize insect populations, and protection

Q8. Recognizing pain symptoms in a horse is an art and a science. Which of the following represent the ART of it?

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Interpreting the data you have collected

Q9. Why might you need to keep complete records of a horse’s vaccinations? (Select all that apply.)

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In case the horse needs to show or travel

In case the horse is sold
To guarantee disease prevention

Q10. Suppose you are trying to protect a barn full of horses from contagious diseases. What strategies would help? (Select all that apply.)

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Use a quarantine protocol for new herd members or ill horses

Provide horses with a good diet, a stress-free environment, shelter, and vaccinations.

Q11. Which of the following is recommended to maintain a horse’s fitness? (Select all that apply.)

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Balancing level of exercise so that any damage created by exercise can be repaired

Q12. Suppose your horse is recovering from an injury; which of the following are recommended to return the horse to previous levels of athleticism? (Select all that apply.)

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Rehabilitation under care of a veterinarian

Controlled exercise that is gradually increased

Q13. When considering your horse’s skeletal fitness, what should you bear in mind when considering recovery after an injury?

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Bones are living structures capable of healing and remodeling

Q14. Which of the following are preventive measures you can take to protect your horse from simple problems that can become a crisis? (Select all that apply.)

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Monitor safety within horse’s environment to prevent injury

Get recommended vaccinations on schedule

Take the preventative measure of deworming

Q15. Suppose you suspect your horse has intestinal parasites; what should you do to be sure?

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Have your veterinarian perform a fecal flotation egg count.

Q16. Which of the following is the best practice to protect your horse from intestinal parasites?

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Formulate a strategic deworming plan with your veterinarian

Monitor fecal egg counts in manure

Q17. Suppose you aim to minimize external insect populations that are bothering your horse; which of the following should you do? (Select all that apply.)

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Use traps and biologic predators
Removing stagnant pools of water

Remove attractants

Q18. You recognize that you cannot eliminate all pests, but what can you do to help your horse avoid contact with annoying insects?

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Refrain from leaving horses in pastures at dawn and dusk when these insects are most prevalent.

Q19. Suppose you see that flying insects are pestering your horse; what might you do to protect your horse? (Select all that apply.)

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Use fly sprays on a clean horse

Use fly masks

Q20. Suppose your horse has recently been vaccinated and you notice local swelling near an injection site and the horse has a transient fever; what should you do?

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Observe and take notes

Call your veterinarian, DVM will recommend next steps

Q21. Suppose your horse has recently been vaccinated, the horse appears lethargic and you notice symptoms of allergic reaction; what should you do?

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Call your veterinarian to have the horse evaluated.

Q22. Suppose you want to be sure your horse’s dental health remains good; what should you do?

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Have a veterinarian perform a routine oral exam on your horse once a year.

Q23. Suppose you want to prevent common diseases from spreading to your horse. Which of the following should you control? (Select all that apply.)

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Direct contact from horse to horse
Body secretions

Q24. Suppose you want to prevent common diseases from spreading to your horse. Which of the following should you control? (Select all that apply.)

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Other animals
Insects

Q25. Suppose you notice that your horse is lethargic, he’s not eating, his head is hanging low, and he has a cough and clear nasal discharge; what common ailment do these indicate?

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Equine Influenza

Module 05 Quiz Answers

Q1. Which of the following are the benefits of understanding your horse as a prey and herd animal? (Select all that apply.)

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You can anticipate a negative reaction in the horse and prevent injuries.

Q2. Which situations should you be aware of because a horse equates these with the threat of death? (Select all that apply.)

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Being alone

Being in the pasture with just one other horse
Being down and unable to rise

Q3. You notice your horse lie down and roll from side to side, then roll all the way over; what should you do? (Select all that apply.)

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Continue to observe and contact the veterinarian if the horse does this repeatedly
Check the horse’s back to see if there is a problem

Q4. You walk into a stable full of happy horses where you are greeted with an orchestra of whinnies and heads looking out over the half-stall doors; what should you do?

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Be sure to say hello back.

Q5. Occasionally you see your horse sleep standing up, what should you do?

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Nothing

Q6. Suppose your horse that is usually eager to please, starts exhibiting aggressive or abnormal behaviors, before starting a retraining program, what should you do?

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Discuss the problem with their veterinarian to rule out a physical cause

Q7. When dealing with unwanted problem behaviors what is always a good idea?

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Consult a professional horse trainer or behaviorist

Q8. Which of the following is generally true of any well-trained horse?

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It will respond to cues

Q9. How do horses maintain friendships and social ranking in the herd?

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Mutual grooming and the formation of smaller cliques within the group

Q10. Suppose you approach a horse that has ears pinned back and is rapidly swishing its tail; what should you do?

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Keep your distance because these are a “Red Flag” to warn others to stay away.

Q11. You notice that your horse is laying down at feeding time; what does this indicate? (Select all that apply.)

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Your normal, healthy horse values rest more than food.
Investigate! Something is making the horse feel bad and warrants further investigation.

Q12. Suppose you approach a herd of horses on a sunny afternoon and notice that many of they are lying flat out while only one is standing; what should you do?

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Take good care of the one horse left standing.

Q13. While you are working with your horse to correct problem behaviors, which long-term solutions should you employ? (Select all that apply.)

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Demonstrate patience

Establish rapport with your horse

Q14. If your horse is kicking at the stall, what health problems might that lead to?

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Lameness and hoof problems

Q15. If your horse is “cribbing” what kinds of problems could that cause?

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Nutritional deficiencies

Q16. Some problem behaviors result in broken fences, weakened stall walls, holes in the stall flooring, loosened hardware, and prematurely rotted wood. Why should this matter to you?

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Such damage affects the structural integrity and safety of the facilities that the horse lives in.

Q17. Suppose you see your horse bolting her food. Why should you be concerned about this problem behavior?

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Bolting food can create esophageal choke.

Q18. In what primary way is social interaction within a herd, across generations, of value?

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It provides schooling for youngsters

Q19. You notice that you have not seen your horse lay down over several days; what should you do?

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Call the veterinarian

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