Introduction The ability to correctly evaluate a horse's conformation and performance is an essential part of any equine program. The correct evaluation of a class depends on the judge's ability to properly assess and weigh all information and make
Parasite Control in Horses
By Kevin H. Kline Professor of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Parasites of the horse cause tremendous economic loss as well as a great deal of pain and suffering to both the horse and horse owner. More th
Meeting Feed Requirements For All Classes of Horses
Digestive Categories of Horses
Maintenance - basic requirements of life Growth - youngest have highest requirements Gestation - last three months Lactation - first three months Work - depend
Low Stress Foal Weaning
Kevin H. Kline, PhD Professor of Animal Sciences University of Illinois
Stressful to both horses and humans May lead to: - Reduced resistance to disease - Loss of body condition - Injury from panic behavior
Animal Sciences 206 Exam 1 Sample test NAME _
Photos (20 points). Answer each question related to the image on the screen. What type of horse is this? a) c) Draft Saddle b) d) Stock Sport Horse/Warm Blood
What type of horse is this?
Animal Sciences 206 Exam II November 18, 2004
Multiple choice (40 points). Place the letter corresponding to the correct answer in the space to the left.
_ 1. The fertilized embryo enters the mare's uterus at __ days. a. 5 c. 16 b. 10 d.
Name _ Animal Sciences 206 - Fall 2005 - Final Exam 150 Points
Multiple Choice: Place the letter corresponding to the best answer in the space to the left of the question. (40 points) 1. Coat color is an example of a _ genetic trait. a. qualitat
Ansci 206 Equines A to Z
Eohippus - 60 million years ago
Donkey "Jack" or "Jennet"
Fox Trotter (Missouri Fox Trotter)
Fig. 1A - Dominant white (Ww). This horse has been white from birth. Note pink skin, clearly seen around mouth, nostrils, eyes. Eyes are brown in this horse and most white horses, but occasionally may be
Fig. 1B - Gray (G). This gray Arabian
Housing For Horses
Functions of Horse Housing
Welfare of the horse Safety, health and comfort of humans Efficient use of labor and energy Cost-effectiveness
Horses do not voluntarily stay in barns!
Stabled Horses Prone To Vices:
Ansci 206 Horse Herd Health Care EIA test: Negative "Coggins" test is presented BEFORE the horse is unloaded Do not draw blood upon arrival Do not accept it will be sent Outside horses history: Vaccinations they currently have Specific vaccine Date
Ansci 206 - Equine Reproduction
Filly 12-15 months Colt 12-15 months
Seasonality of the Mare
Fertile period of estrous cycles from early spring to early fall ANESTRUS (without estrus, not fertile) during the winte