Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Equine IQ Contest

Equine IQ Contest 2018 Potential Speech Topics

  • Should mares be able to produce multiple foals in one breeding season? Why or why not?
  • In your opinion, what are some positive steps the horse industry has taken to address the care of retired racehorses and what are some ways we could continue to improve these efforts?
  • As horses continue to become more of a luxury item and less of a necessity of everyday life, what are some things we as an industry can be doing to keep the general public interested in horses and attract more people to the industry?

Equine IQ Contest Resource List

 Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, New Horizons Equine Education Center, Inc., Alpine Publications, P.O. Box 7027, Loveland, CO 80537.

The Horse (2nd Edition) by Evans, Borton, Hintz, Van Vleck, W.H.Freeman and Company, 660 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94104.

The Coloring Atlas of Horse Anatomy, by Robert Kainer and Thomas McCracken, Alpine Publications Inc., P.O. Box 7027, Loveland, CO 80537.

Horse Industry Handbook by the American Youth Horse Council, The Equine Collection-Dept. AYHC, PO Box 1539, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024-1539.

American Youth Horse Council Youth Leaders’ Manual by the American Youth Horse Council, the Equine Collection-Dept. AYHC, PO Box 1539, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024-1539.

Feeding and Care of the Horse (2nd edition) by Lon D. Lewis, paperback version from Williams and Wilkins, P.O. Box 1496, Baltimore, MD 21298-9724.

Equine Science: Basic Knowledge For Horse People of All Ages, By Jean T. Griffiths, www.horsebooksetc.com or call 1-800-952-5813 or ISBN#978-1-929164-42-4 to order from your local bookstore.

Youth and Collegiate Horse Judging Leader Guide, By Teri J. Antilley and Clay A. Cavinder, https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_search.cfm AS 1-2.210.

Youth and Collegiate Horse Judging Manual, By Teri J. Antilley and Clay A. Cavinder, https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_search.cfm AS 3-2.051.

The Texas 4-H Horsemanship Leader Guide, By Teri J. Antilley, Michael Benefield and Pete G. Gibbs, https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_search.cfm AS 3-2.032.

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