ETN CPD - Nutrition Answers July 2018
1. What is the most significant health problem affecting the diet of veteran horses?
A) PPID (Cushing’s)
B) Dental disease
2. Which of the following signs might be seen in a horse suffering from dental disease?
A) Loose droppings
C) Long fibres in the droppings
D) All of the above
3. Which of the following would be the most appropriate hay replacer for a horse with poor dental function?
A) Actively growing in spring
B) Chopped straw
C) Chopped alfalfa
4. A horse with PPID should have a diet that is low in which nutrient(s)?
B) Sugar and starch
5. What is the maximum dry weight of feed that a veteran horse, with an ideal bodyweight of 500kg, can have in each meal?
6. Which of the following does not provide nutritional support for the immune system?
A) Mannan Oligosaccharides (MOS)
B) Vitamin E
D) Vitamin A
7. What is the daily scientifically recommended level of glucosamine for a 500kg horse?
8. What is the best way to provide micronutrients to an overweight veteran?
A) Horse and pony nuts
B) No hard feed
C) A ‘lite’ feed balancer
D) Chopped grass
9. Which ingredient, that can be used for weight gain, will not be included in a diet that is low in NSCs?
C) Unmolassed sugar beet pulp
10. What is the key to managing RAO?
A) Dust-free environment
B) Low NSC diet
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