What is the term for how much blood the heart can pump in one minute?
What is the least moveable joint in the horse's leg?
Store red blood cells
What is the function of the horse's splenetic reservoir?
What is the name of the largest metacarpal?
Over which section of the vertebral column does most of the saddle sit?
What is the class of small white blood cells produced in the lymph nodes that are important to fighting infection?
Where is a large supply of the horse's red blood cells stored?
Transport oxygen in blood
What is the function of erythrocytes?
What endocrine gland in the neck regulates the basic metabolism?
What kind of joint is the horse's elbow?
To prevent excessive overextension of the fetlock joint
What is the primary function of the suspensory ligament?
Carpus or carpal joint
Name the internal part of the horse found between the radius & carpal bones?
Approx 50 liters or 13.2 gallons
How much blood does an adult horse's body contain?
The premaxilla, maxilla, nasal, frontal, parientay, occipitals & mandible are the 7 bones of the what?
Name the muscle that underlies the horse's skin & enables it to twitch & shake flies off the body
Specialized sensory organs
In the horse, the nose, ears & eyes are referred to as what type of organs?
What is the name of the muscles located between the ribs that are involved in inspiration?
The long pastern, cannon & sesamoid bones comprise what joint of the horse?