Conformation Medium Game 1

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GV Wranglers Horse Bowl

If it's correct, it will help with a longer stride

Why is the angle of the croup important?

Rolling, labored action

If a horse has his front legs set too wide on the corners of the body, what is the resulting action?

900-1300 pounds

What is the average weight for a desired saddle horse?

Smoothness

What term describes the condition when all parts of the horse blend together well with long, tapering muscling?

Body proportions

The proportions of the head tend to be an indicator of what?

Length of the stride

The length in the neck plays an important part in what?

Muscles

The shape of the neck is due largely to the amount and shape of what?

Helps with long stride

Why is it important to have a 45-degree angle to the shoulder?

Ears positioned on sides of head

Describe a horse with lop ears.

When the horse is at rest

When do the front feet and legs serve primarily to support the horse?

14 to 17 hands

What is the height range of a desirable height of a saddle horse?

Ewe-necked

What is the term for a neck that is convex in shape?

Ankle

Where is the most common place for the toed-out condition to occur?

Conformation

What term describes the physical appearance of the horse due to the arrangement of muscle, bone and other body tissues?

Stride is shorter

What happens when the angle of the croup is steep?

Proper balance or relationship of all parts

Define symmetrical

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