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ASCI 252- Exam 3
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T/F The normal temp for a horse is between 99 -110
An adults horses resting heart rate is ____ beats per minute?
T/F When monitoring a horses respiration rate, the observer counts how many times the flank or rib cages rise and fall in a minute
_____ is a sign of abnormal behavior for a horse
T/F if a mucous membrane is pink and moist with a capillary refill time of 4 seconds, it is considered normal
Which of the following body parts are an area that you evaluate for ft coverage when body condition scoring?
T/F If you are able to see the faint outline of the ribs as well as the vertebrae creating a slight ridge along the back, the horse receives a BCS of 4
T/F If a horse has a "bag of bones" look, they are given a BCS of 1
T/F If a horse is a body condition score of 9, you will easily be able to feel their ribs
T/F Health conditions, such as diseases, have no impact on a horses body condition score
T/F A horse should be fed to maintain its desired body condition
T/F If a horse is healthy, they should have a sleek and shiny summer coat
What are signs of pain?
Sweating, rolling, elevated respiration rate
T/F If a horse is unable to stand up after laying down, it is considered an emergency and a veterinarian should be called
Which of the following should be treated as emergencies?
Tying up and heavy, labored breathing
T/F It is always necessary to walk a horse around if they are colicing
What is the golden rule regarding suturing a wound?
The quicker the wound is sutured, the better the chance of healing
T/F Once a vet has been called to treat a horse that is choking, it is alright to allow the horse to continue eating
T/F If a horse is experiencing heat exhaustion, you can help cool it down by spraying it with cool water, pouring rubbing alcohol over its back, or packing its jugular region with ice
Which of the following is a core disease?
Tetanus, west nile virus, rabies
T/F Vaccinating a horse is the best way to protect it against Equine Encephalomyelitis
T/F There is only one form of a tetanus vaccine available for horses
How is west nile virus transmitted to horses?
T/F The vaccine for west nile virus is a two shot series with an annual booster
T/F Horses with very limited exposure to other horses outside of their own small group, are at low risk for contracting influenza
T/F EHV-1 may cause abortion in pregnant mares
T/F Strangles causes inflammation of the upper respiratory tract and lymph nodes
T/F The vaccine available for strangles is very effective
T/F EVA can be spread between horses through nasal discharge
T/F A horse can be cured of EIA if they no longer show any symptoms of the disease
T/F EPM can be transmitted from horse to horse
T/F Vaccinations guarantee 100% protection from diseases
At what stage is the large strongyle at its greatest threat to a horse?
T/F Ascarids commonly affect adult horses
T/F Tapeworms grow quickly because each segment has its own reproductive organs
What color of eggs do bot flies lay on the hairs of the horse?
T/F If a horse has rubbed his tail off, it may be a sign that he has pinworms
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