Horsemanship Questions Round 1

By neec | Horsemanship

Mar 25

Round 1 of our horsemanship questions are taken directly from last year’s test. Make sure to check back in for the answers in a few weeks! Each round of questions will stay up for 2 months so be sure to save them for future studying!

1.) USEF rule GR845 states that horses entering the show grounds must be accompanied by what documentation?

At Federation licensed competitions, horses entering the grounds must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the stables. Horses not in compliance with this rule may be required to leave the competition grounds upon request by Competition Management. Documentation should consist of one of the following methods mentioned below. The frequency of vaccine administration should be per the vaccine manufacturers’ or veterinarian’s recommendations. It is recommended that vaccines are administered by or under the direction of a veterinarian

2.) What is the minimum time a horse must sleep laying down (REM sleep) a day?

30 minutes a day.


3.) The drug Omeprazole is used to prevent and treat what condition a horse may present?

Horses suffering from gastric ulcers benefit from the administration of Omeprazole, a drug that decreases the production of stomach acid.


4.) How long should a 6 stride line be set in a typical 3′ course?

84 feet.


5.) What body part does white line disease affect?

The hoof.

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New England Equitation Championships