Pop Quiz: Horse Nutrition

Pop quiz! Answer two questions on horse feed to test your nutrition knowledge.
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Take this pop quiz on horse feed and see how you do.

1. Horses get energy from three different dietary sources, fats, protein
and _____________.

2. Factors to consider when deciding what and how much to feed your horse
include the horse's age, activity level and _____________ as well as the type and amount of forage
available.

Answers: 1. carbohydrates, 2. body condition score

Body conditioning scoring is a system of evaluating body fat in relation to body muscles. The system assigns a number from 1 to 9 based on the deposition of fat on horses (to find out more, check out "What Body Condition Scores Mean" in the August 2006 issue of EQUUS).

But before you go, take these other other nutrition-related quizzes on EquiSearch:

EQUUS Pop Quiz: Toxic Groceries

EQUUS Pop Quiz: The ABCs of Vitamins

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