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    12-18-2010, 09:00 PM
  #1
Weanling
Equine CDE Exam!!!

Alright, so some of you may have already seen my previous post where I said I may do horse judging for my highschool. My ag teacher gave me a 2-part equine CDE exam to complete ofer the holiday break. I just wanted to share some of the questions and answers with you and I marked my answer with 3 stars (***) --- please correct me if you see one that is wrong. Thanks.

PART ONE:

1)which characteristics distinguish donkeys from horses?
A-donkeys have shorter ears
B-donkeys have a longer tail
C-donkeys are larger than horses
D-donkeys have a longer gestation period (***)

2)what is the name given to the animal that results from a cross between a stallion and a jennet?
A-jenny
B-hinny (***)
C-mule
D-jack

3)what is the main bone in the forearm?
A-knee
B-pastern
C-cannon (***)
D-radius

4)if a horse measured 14.3hh, how many inches tall is he?
A-57 in
B-59 in (***)
C-56 in
D-68 in

5)which of the following factors should be considered when purchasing a horse?
A-intended use
B-sex
C-breed
D-all of the above (***)

6)a female horse less than 3 yrs of age is called
A-filly (***)
B-mare
C-foal
D-all of the above

7)this horse has 2 different color patterns: tobiano and overo
A-appaloosa
B-american paint (***)
C-paso fino
D-quarter horse

8)what percent of horses in the US are owned for personal pleasure use?
A-25%
A-50%
C-75% (***)
D-95%

9)the hoof grows at a rate of
A-1 inch/month
B-1 inch/week
C-3/8-1/2 inch/week
D-3/8-1/2 inch/month (***)

10)in the height measurement 16.3hh, the 3 represents
A-hands
B-feet
C-centimeters
D-inches (***)

11)an example of a horse enterprise is a
A-horse breeding farm
B-boarding stable
C-4H project
D-A and B only (***)

12) which group of horses can be fed roughage alone?
A-pregnant mares
B-growing foals
C-mature, idle horses (***)
D-lactating horses

13)purchase prices for horses are lower in the
A-spring
B-summer
C-A and B
D-fall (***)

14)horses
A-can hear higher tones than people can hear (***)
B-have a poor sense of smell
C-do not have a banding instinct
D-have a poor memory

15)the most commonly used of all types of bits is the
A-pelham curb bit
B-bar bit
C-snaffle bit (***)
D-spade mouth bit

16)silage
A-should not be used as a horse feed
B-may be fed to foals and to horses which are being worked hard (***)
C-should be coarse chopped for horses
D-may be used to replace up to 1/2 of the hay in a horse ration

17)which of the following is caused by overeating grain or forage?
A-tetanus
B-equine infectious anemia
C-lockjaw
D-founder (***)

18)which parts of the digestive tract make up the foregut?
A-mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine (***)
B-mouth, pharynx, esophagus, diaphragm
C-esophagus, stomach, cecum, small intestine
D-mouth, esophagus, stomach, cecum

19)how many teats does a mare have?
A-one
B-two (***)
C-four
D-six

20)what is it called when the horse's teeth are filed?
A-grinding
B-floating (***)
C-filing
D-shaving

21)what is the cycle called for the mare when she comes into heat ond ovulates?
A-estrous cycle
B-gestation cycle
C-parturition cycle
D-ovulation cycle (***)

22)which of the following is NOT a 4-beat gait?
A-gallop
B-pace (***)
C-rack
D-running walk

23)what is the best age to breed a mare for the first time?
A-2 yrs
B-5 yrs (***)
C-3 yrs
D-4 yrs

24)the respiration rate of a horse is
A-32-44 breaths/min
B-10-20 breaths/min
C-15-22 breaths/min
D-8-16 breaths/min (***)

25)the hoof wall grows downward from where?
A-coronary band
B-frog
C-heel
D-toe (***)
     
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    12-18-2010, 09:33 PM
  #2
Weanling
PART TWO:

1)horse measurements are taken from the ground up to the point of the
A.shoulder
B.tail head
C.withers (***)
D.poll

2)what does it mean for a horse to be registered?
A.they have a certified number
B.recognized breed
C.vaccination records
D.belong to a certain breed and have bloodline papers (***)

3)the grulla and dun both must have what primitive marking?
A.mottled skin
B.dappling
C.dorsal stripe (***)
D.all of the above

4)which color is a "variation" color?
A.bay
B.chestnut
C.white
D.gray (***)

5)what is the common name for laminitis?
A.founder (***)
B.encephalomyelitis
C.rabies
D.tetanus

6)what are the most serious internal parasites in horses?
A.ascarids
B.large strongyles
C.small strongyles
D.pinworms (***)

7)which factor influences the water needs of the horse?
A.temperature
B.work level
C.function
D.all of the above (***)

8)which of the following is a 2-beat gait?
A.walk
B.trot (***)
C.canter
D.gallop

9)what is an additional name for wind puffs?
A.wind gall (***)
B.road puff
C.road gall
D.all of the above

10)the hooves should be trimmed every
A.4-6 wks (***)
B.3-4 mos
C.month
D.week

11)the portion of the horse's topline between the point of the hip and the buttock is called
A.croup (***)
B.back
C.barrel
D.loin

12)mounting a horse is properly performed on the
A.left
B.right
C.nearside
D.both A and B (***)

13)conception rates in mares is closest to what percentage?
A.75% (***)
B.85%
C.50%
D.40%

14)the best and most reliable source of horses is
A.breeder (***)
B.auction
C.private owner
D.dealer

15)at the foaling time, a mare should
A.be on pasture
B.be in a stall with a cement floor (***)
C.not be helped
D.not be able to see you

15) the western saddle is
A.lighter than english
B.uncomrortable
C.used without a saddlepad or blanket
D.more durable than english (***)

16)Laminitis
A.is a nutritional disorder
B.causes swelling of the jaw
C.is caused by bacteria
D.causes high death loss (***)

17)equine influenza
A.is caused by bacteria (***)
B.causes high death loss
C.cant be prevented
D.is treated with antibiotics

18)when lining up horses to show at halter
A.enter the line from the rear
B.back the horse in line from the front
C. Stand the horse further in front so the judge can easily see
D.try to place with the hind feet slightly higher than the front feet (***)

19)the riders legs are used to
A.help control forward speed
B.help move the horse forward
C.help change gaits
D.all of the above (***)

20)what tool is used to cut the horny wall of the hoof to a proper angle and length?
A.hoof knife
B.nippers (***)
C.rasp
D.hoof gauge
     

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