Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/47

Click to flip

47 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare?
Animal rights- animals have the same rights as humans, does not agree with rodeo or respects their rights
Animal welfare- believes in treating the horses fairly and kindly
What is a bufford?
A bufford is an animal that is easy to ride, rope, or throw down?
What does PRCA stand for?
PRCA stands for Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
What is a dink?
A dink is an animal that does not preform well.
Who is the commissioner for the PRCA?
Karl Stressman is the commissioner for the PRCA.
Where are the national headquarters for the PRCA?
The national headquarters for the PRCA are located at 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
What does PETA stand for? Name one celebrity who endorses their organization.
PETA stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Carrie Underwood endorses their organization.
How many events are sanctioned by the PRCA? Name them.
Seven events are sanctioned by the PRCA. Bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, bull riding, and steer roping.
Approximately how many rodeos are sanctioned by the PRCA each year?
More than 650 rodeos are sanctioned by the PRCA each year.
How does a cowboy "mark out" his horse?
A cowboy "marks out" his horse by setting his above the horse's shoulders and hold them there until the horse's front feet hit the ground after the initial jump out of the chute. Failing to do so results in disqualification.
What is another name for steer wrestling?
Bulldogging is another name for steer wrestling.
Name a stock contractor who has had stock at every NFR in history.
Bob Barnes, is the stock contractor who has had stock at every NFR in history, he has also been inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall Of Fame.
In the PRCA, the U.S. is divided into circuits. How many are there?
There are 12 circuits in the PRCA.
Where are the bars of the horse located?
The bars of the horse are located on either side of the frog and the mouth.
What is the definition of bone spavin?
A bone spavin is a bone growth usually found on the inside lower point of hock.
What is a bowed tendon?
A bowed tendon is an enlarged, stretched flexor tendons behind the cannon bones.
How many gallons of water do horses need every day?
Horses drink 10-12 gallons of water every day.
What is the time penalty for breaking the barrier?
The time penalty for breaking the barrier is 10 seconds.
Define flanking.
Flanking is when a tie-down roper flips the calf by the hand.
Name the rope a tie down roper uses to tie the calf's legs together.
The rope a tie down roper uses to tie the calf's legs together is called a pigging string.
Which rough stock event is known as rodeos "classic" event?
The rough stock event that is known as rodeos "classic" event is saddle bronc riding.
What is the length of time a rough stock rider must ride their animal for a qualified ride?
A rough stock rider must ride their animal for 8 seconds for a qualified ride.
Which rough stock event does not have a mark out rule?
Bull riding is the rough stock event that does not have a mark out rule.
Define "catch as catch can"?
Catch as catch can means a calf roper is allowed to catch the stock any way he chooses so long as he turns loose of the rope when throwing the loop, and so long as the rope hold the calf until the roper reaches it.
What piece of equipment is used to enhance a horse's natural ability to buck?
A flank strap is a piece of equipment is used to enhance a horse's natural ability to buck.
How many molars does an adult horse have?
A adult horse has 24 molars.
How many bones are in a horses body?
There are 205 bones in a horses body.
What is a bucked shin?
A bucked shin is an enlargement on the front cannon between the knee and the fetlock joint.
What is HYPP?
HYPP is hyperkalemic periodic paralysis - severe muscle weakness, muscle can lead to paralysis or sudden death.
What is ringbone?
Ringbone is abnormal calcification of the pastern bones that cause lameness.
What is strangles?
Strangles is the swelling of lymph nodes in a horses throat, causing raspy breathing sounds, lack of appetite, often will accumulate a large bump on neck filled with puss.
Name all 5 second penalties?
-roping one heel in team roping
-knocking a barrel in barrel racing
How can one receive a 15 second penalties?
-knocking three barrels
-breaking the barrier
-only roping one hind leg in team roping
What is a score line?
A score line the amount of head start stock is given in rodeo events requiring a barrier. It is dependent on the arena conditions.
What are the symptoms of West Nile Virus?
Some of the symptoms of West Nile Virus are drooping lips, muscle twitching, lack of coordination, partial paralysis, and high fever.
How much does a hoof grow per month?
A hoof grow 3/8-1/2 inch per month.
How much does a hoof grow in a month?
A hoof grows 3-4 inches per year.
How many pounds of feed will the average horse eat per day?
The average horse will eat 20 pounds of feed per day.
What are five parts of the hoof?
Five parts of the hoof are the frog, bars, wall, toe, and heel.
What is the length of a horses pregnancy?
A horse is pregnant for 330-345 days; 336 days being average.
What is the normal pulses of a horse?
A horse normal pulses 20-40 beats per minute.
How often should horses be shooed or trimmed?
Horses should be shooed or trimmed every 6-8 weeks.
How often should your horse be wormed?
A horse should be wormed every six weeks.
What is the invisible hand of the rodeo arena?
The stock contractor is the invisible hand of the rodeo arena.
How often should your horse be vaccinated?
Your horse should be vaccinated 1-2 times per year.
What is in a four way?
In a four way is tetanus, encephalitis (eastern and western), influenza.
What is in a five way?
In a five way is tetanus, encephalitis, influenza, and rhyno.