48 WHEN APPROACHING AND HANDLING A HORSE Horses are prey animals with a strong

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48 Battaglia, R.A., 2007. Handbook of Livestock Management. Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
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49 QUESTIONS 1. Explain the difference between a bay and a chestnut horse. 2. Describe some conformational differences between a Thoroughbred, a Quarter Horse, and an Arabian. 3. What should the angle of the shoulder be in the horse and why? 4. In general terms, what should the length of the forearm and cannon bones be and why? 5. Explain the difference in the uses between a dandy brush and a body brush. 6. Explain the difference between a walk, trot, and canter. 7. What is the safest way to approach a horse?
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