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a male horse that has not been gelded (castrated).
a horse's male parent.
horse kept for breeding purposes
female horse over the age of three
a horses female parent
a horse one year old or younger
a female horse one year or younger
a male horse one year or younger
a castrated horse
group of horses
temperature for a foal
temperature for an adult horse
pulse for an adult horse
pulse for a foal
respiration for a foal
respiration for an adult horse
horses naturally live in
horses have a ____order. ____ horse is dominant leader. horses seek ____.
pecking, alpha, leadership
leadership from alpha horse equals
in a domestic situation _____ should be the alpha horse.
dominance has little to do with ____ , has more to do with _____.
horses need to feel
to become the dominant one you must create _____. you must make the horse feel _____ on you.
being respectful, obedient and dependent
submission by a horse leads to
the horse being safe and secure
events of parturition/ especially the drop in estrogen and progesterone triggers
normal maternal behavior
with the appearence of the foal she will imprint the odor of her foal by
vomeronasal gland (lip curling)
tetanus; adult horse booster series:
annually or following injury
tetanus; adult horse primary vacc.
tetanus; broodmare booster series
annually 4-6 weeks pre-partum