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RACE CE Quiz - The Senior Horse

Thank you for attending the veterinarian continuing education events on the senior horse, presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Please take a few minutes to complete the following quiz and receive a score of 70% or greater for full credit.

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* 1. Which of the following were in the top 3 veterinary diagnosed conditions according the owners of senior horses in a recent survey:

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* 2. With respect to the impact of age on microbial diversity in the healthy horse:

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* 3. When evaluating a senior horse, it is important to consider:

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* 4. Typically, what is an appropriate age to begin testing for PPID in horses?

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* 5. For the TRH Stim test, one major factor that affected test results was:

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* 6. For the older horse that maintains weight easily, consumes only forage, or consumes minimal grain concentrate, which is essential to feed to ensure that all dietary nutrient needs are being met?

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* 7. Which are reasons an older horse may begin to lose weight?

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* 8. Soaking hay for several hours in cold water:

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* 9. TRUE or FALSE: Just because a horse is “old,” it is normal for that horse to become skinny.

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* 10. When testing for ACTH, a key factor in sample handling is:

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* 11. Recent work has shown that healthy older horses fed to maintain body weight when compared with younger horses have:

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* 12. True or False: Healthy older horses (>20yrs of age) are more likely to show an enhanced insulin response to a starch and sugar rich meal than their younger (<10yrs) conspecifics.

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* 13. Which is a preferred dietary additive for horses who need extra calories, but for whom starch and sugar needs to be limited?

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* 14. If testing for both PPID and ID:

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* 15. TRUE or FALSE: A horse with a normal baseline ACTH concentration can still have PPID.

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* 16. TRUE or FALSE: Each horse ages as an individual, and individual management considerations are very important for overall health and well-being.

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