Planning the Horse's Diet.

Question 1 of 11

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Typically a horse's diet will be based around his weight

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 11

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A normal horse will eat 3 1/2% of its bodyweight

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 11

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What else might you consider when planning the horse's diet?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Temperament

  • Whether the feed looks nice or not

  • Condition of the pasture the horse is turned out on

  • Work that the horse is doing

  • How quick and easy the feed is to prepare

Question 4 of 11

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When weighing a horse and working out his feed requirements it's simpler to weigh in KG's

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 11

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An average 550 KG horse will eat 13 3/4 KG of feed per day

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 11

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How much will an average pony weighing 350 KG eat per day?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 8 KG of feed

  • 9 1/4 KG of feed

  • 8 3/4 KG of feed

Question 7 of 11

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If your horse is in light work the diet will need to be split into 80% concentrates and 20% roughage.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 11

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What ratio of concentrates to roughage would you choose if the horse was in hard work?

Select one of the following:

  • 60% concentrate to 40% roughage

  • 50 % of each

  • 60% roughage to 40% concentrate

Question 9 of 11

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Which "rule of feeding" would help you to decide how often you feed the horse per day?

Select one of the following:

  • Stick to a routine

  • Feed little and often

  • Don't make any sudden changes to diet

Question 10 of 11

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A section of hay from a small bale weighs approximately

Select one of the following:

  • 2 KG

  • 2 LBS

  • 200 GRAMS

Question 11 of 11

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Coarse mix in a "Stubbs" scoop is heavier than nuts

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Planning the Horse's Diet.

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