Unformatted text preview: color loci interact together? Review the three single gene disorders we discussed in class. What breeds are they prevalent in and what are some implications to horse breeders? Parturition lab How can we determine when a mare is getting ready to foal? Be familiar with the scale used for udder development and udder secretion. What happens in each of the three stages of parturition? How long should each take? How long should it take for the newborn foal to stand and suckle? Hoof balancing lab Be familiar with ways to evaluate hoof balance (e.g., hoof-pastern axis, medial-lateral balance, anterior-posterior balance). Why do we shoe horses? Easy points: Be able to convert hands to feet and feet to hands. What are the normal ranges for TPR and capillary refill in a horse? How long is gestation in an average mare?...
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- Spring '08
- progesterone, horse breeders, mare management handout, Review different ways