ETN CPD - Nutrition Answers November 2016

A) Grass
B) Hay
C) Haylage
D) Carrots
A) To maintain good digestive health
B) As a source of body heat
C) To provide energy/calories
D) All of the above
A) Mouth
B) Stomach
C) Small intestine
D) Hind gut
A) By enzymes
B) By microbes
C) By rumination
D) By acid
A) Volatile fatty acids
B) Amino acids
C) Vitamins and minerals
D) Bacteria
A) All the time
B) Only when chewing
C) Only during the day
D) Only at night
A) Quidding
B) Balling
C) Spilling
D) Spitting
A) High calorie level to promote weight gain
B) Similar nutrition to that of good quality hay
C) Low energy to avoid fizzy behaviour
D) All of the above
A) Easy to eat and palatable
B) Additional water keeps horses hydrated
C) Nutritionally balanced
D) All of the above
A) Feed as little as possible
B) Extend feeding times to allow the horse to ‘trickle feed’
C) Encourage the horse to eat as quickly as possible
D) Only feed at night