2002 Horse Evaluation CDE – Written Exam

2002 Horse Evaluation CDE – Written Exam
For each of the following questions, please select the BEST answer and record it on your
answer sheet.
1. The vast majority of horses in the United States are owned for
a. breeding
b. ranching
c. personal pleasure
d. racing
2. The height of a horse that is 15-2 hands is _____ inches tall.
a. 68
b. 64
c. 62
d. 58
3. Which of the following is NOT a draft breed?
a. Morgan
b. Clydesdale
c. Percheron
d. Belgian
4. Which of the following is NOT one of the basic colors of horses?
a. Bay
b. Black
c. Brown
d. Roan
5. The ___________ is a slow, 3-beat gait
a. walk
b. canter
c. trot
d. gallop
6. The grain considered to be the best for horse rations is
a. wheat
b. oats
c. corn
d. barley
7. The breed of horse that was developed as a harness racing horse is the
a. Standardbred
b. Thoroughbred
c. Racking Horse
d. Arabian
8. The site of microorganism digestive action in the horse is the
a. rumen
b. omasum
c. stomach
d. cecum
9. If a stallion that carried two dominant genes (BB) for a black hair coat was bred to a
mare that carried two recessive genes (rr) for a red hair coat, ____ percent of offspring
would be red?
a. 0
b. 25
c. 50
d. 75
10.________ is considered the best all-around pasture for horses.
a. Tall fescue
b. Bermuda grass
c. Kentucky bluegrass
d. Pearl millet
11. On average, horses consume ________ gallons of water per day.
a. 5-7
b. 10-12
c. 15-17
d. 20
12. Which of the following is the most commonly used bit?
a. bar
b. half-cheek
c. hackamore
d. snaffle
13. The average length of gestation for a horse is _____ days.
a. 380
b. 336
c. 283
d. 114
14. Signs of heat in horses includes
a. raised tail
b. teasing of other mares
c. frequent urination
d. all of these
e. none of these
15. Essential nutrients for horses include
a. carbohydrates
b. protein
c. minerals
d. only a & b
e. a, b, and c
16. A disease which is carried by blood-sucking insects that causes fever, incoordination,
drowsiness, paralysis and death is
a. Equine encephalitis
b. Tetanus
c. Azoturia
d. Equine Influenza
17. Symptoms that a horse has internal parasites inculde
a. weight gain
b. unchanged appetite
c. bowel problems and colic
d. all of these
18. The written record of the ancestry of a horse is called a
a. Performance registry
b. Pedigree
c. Registration certificate
d. Stud book
19. _________ is training a horse at the end of a 25- to 30-foot rope.
a. Longeing
b. Driving
c. Circling
d. Positioning
20. Typical events in gymkhana include of these EXCEPT
a. pole bending
b. clover-leaf barrel
c. keyhole race
d. reining contests
21. Which of the following positions of the rear legs is the ideal position?
22. Which of the following side views of a horse’s rear legs shows one that is “camped
23. In the front leg views below, which diagram “toes out?”
For #24-25, identify the labeled part that corresponds with the part of the animal listed .
24. Wither
25. Pasturn
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