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AlphaHorse Quiz - Foals

Foals are one of the most adorable sights a person can behold, possessing the majesty of a horse with the charm of youth. This horse quiz is designed to test your knowledge of these charismatic colts and fillies. Are you a simple admirer or a die-hard expert when it comes to the world of foals? Test your knowledge and find out.

Good luck!

1. The period of time when the horse embryo develops within the dam's uterus:
Gestation
Incubation
Maternalization
Paternilary

2. The first time a foal drinks his mother's milk, this protective element is introduced through the milk:
Antalic Antibodies
Lactrum
Heliotrope
Colostrum

3. When at rest during the first weeks of his life, a foal will breath at a rate of ______ breaths per minute:
20-30
30-40
40-50
50+

4. The chromosome responsible for determining your colt's sex is the ____ chromosome:
Y
X
M
A

5. It is believed that a foal often ingests fresh manure in order to build up healthy bacteria within his stomach. This practice is called:
Coprophagy
Mastigophagy
Tocophagy
Disgusting!

6. A foal is usually about ____ of his dam's weight upon birth:
10%
20%
30%
40%

7. A foal's normal body temperature is:
94-95 degrees
95-97 degrees
97-99 degrees
99-102 degrees

8. A healthy mare will begin enter her foal heat approximately ______ after giving birth:
7-10 days
15-18 days
1 month
3 months

9. The period of time where a foal is separated from his mother is the _______ period.
Separation
Imprinting
Detaining
Weaning

10. When a foal rapidly opens and closes his mouth (clacks his teeth) he is saying:
I'm hungry!
Please don't hurt me!
You're starting to annoy me!
Let's play!

Score =
Correct answers:



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