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Test Yourself On Horse Digestion

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Challenge #2

Difficulty: Medium

How much do you really know about your horse’s digestive health?
Take our quiz to find out!


How many hours per day do horses need to spend grazing to meet their nutritional needs?

  1. 7
  2. 9
  3. 17
  4. 24

A sudden change in a horse’s activity level has been proven to increase their chance of experiencing a colic episode.

  1. True
  2. False

Which of the following are proven to increase a horse’s risk of colic?

  1. Changes in his type of grain
  2. Changes in his amount of grain
  3. Changes in hay
  4. All the above

Which of the following are warning signs of colic?

  1. Pawing
  2. Repeatedly lying down and getting up
  3. Lack of bowel movements
  4. Worsening attitude
  5. Resistance to work
  6. All of the above
  7. a, b, and c
  8. a, d, and e

Keeping your horse hydrated is as simple as keeping his water bucket full.

  1. True
  2. False
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One comment on “Test Yourself On Horse Digestion
  1. Joan Gray says:

    Owner of 2 thoroughbred horses for 15 yrs, and really it is a constant learning experience, INFORMATIVE

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