4H_959_Chapter_6 - Countdown Chapter 6 Equine Science Equine ScienceChapter 6 Countdown Equine Science Contents Horse Breeds 1 Horse Parts(Beginner 3

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Countdown Chapter 6 Equine Science
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Lift-Off 6–11 Equine Science Prepared by: Cheryl Porr, State Equine Extension Associate, Animal Sciences; Andrea Auker, OSU Animal Sciences Student Horse Breeds ................................................................................................................. 1 Horse Parts (Beginner) .................................................................................................... 3 Horse Parts (Advanced) ................................................................................................... 5 Horse Feet and Leg Structure ........................................................................................... 7 How to Read a Feed Tag .................................................................................................. 9 Countdown Chapter 6 Equine Science Contents
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Lift-Off 6–1 Equine Science Prepared by: Cheryl Porr, State Equine Extension Associate, Animal Sciences; Andrea Auker, OSU Animal Sciences Student In this activity you will: Fill in the Blanks become familiar with horse breeds. Horse Breeds Read the descriptions and fill in the blanks with the breed names. 1. This breed originated in Kentucky and comes in many colors. It is known for its great style and animation, under saddle and in fine harness. _______________________________ 2. The ancestors of this breed originated in Fergana, Central Asia. Colors are most often variable over the loin and hips with dark spots. Eyes are typically encircled by white, their skin is mottled, and hooves have vertical stripes. ___________________________________________________________________ 3. This breed originated in Arabia. Typical colors include bay, gray, and chestnut, and their skin is always dark. They are known for their refined heads, great endurance, and gay way of going. _______________________________ 4. Originating in Belgium, this breed is predominantly sorrels and chestnuts, often with flaxen mane and tail. They do not have feathers. ______________________________________________________________ 5. This breed originated in the United States. Their body is usually a shade of yellow, with dark brown, black, red, or flaxen points. Red, grulla, or those with white points must have a dorsal stripe. __________________________ 6. Originating in Austria, this breed are usually sorrel with flaxen manes and tails. They are between 50 and 59 inches tall. ___________________________________________________________________ 7. This breed originated in the United States, New England area. They usually come in bay, brown, black, or chestnut but do not often have extensive white markings. They are known to be easy keepers and have docile temperaments. ___________________________________________________________________ 8. Originating in the United States, this spotted horse is a combination of white and any other color. There are usually two distinct color patterns, but animals with Appaloosa characteristics or breeding are not allowed in the registry. ___________________________________________________________________ 9. This breed originated in the United States and is known to be well muscled and powerfully built. Chestnut, sorrel, bay, and dun are the most common colors. Others can be registered though excessive white is a disqualification. ___________________________________________________________________ 10. Originating in Tennessee, these horses come in all colors. White markings on the face and legs are common. They have a unique way of moving called a running walk. _________________________________________ 11. This breed originated in England and is often used in racing or jumping. They come in many colors, though roans and grays are less common. White markings are common. They are known for their fineness of conformation and long straight, well- muscled legs. ___________________________________________________________ 12. This pony originated in Wales and can be any color except piebald or skewbald. Often used as a children’s mount, this pony is very versatile and can be shown under saddle on the flat or jumping, or can be shown in harness.
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