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What is Quiz
Quiz allows members to compete as a team and demonstrate their horse management skills and celebrate their depth of knowledge in several phases. Studying and preparing for quiz is also an excellent way to prepare for the Horse Management aspect of certification testings.
Classroom - Oral questions are asked in a classroom setting. The Classroom Phase is made up of individual Rounds. A Round is complete when each member of a team has answered one (1) individual question.
Barn - Oral questions are asked in a barn setting. The Barn Phase can be held in a parking lot, at a trailer, or in a room at a hotel. The only requirement is that competitors should be able to demonstrate something. Many questions are hands-on in approach. The format of the Barn Phase is limited only by the creativity of the Organizer. Barn Phases vary in number of Rounds depending on availability of props and facilities. A Round is complete when each member of a team has answered one (1) individual question and the team has answered one team question.
Stations - The format of the Stations Phase can vary from Region to Region. The Stations Phase is limited only by the creativity of the Organizer. Questions may be written, games, hands-on, etc. All questions in the Stations Phase are answered as a team. Stations are designed to test a team’s ability to work together. The Stations Phase varies in the number of Rounds depending on availability of props and facilities. A Round is complete when a team has answered all the questions they can in a given time limit.
Mega-room - Mega-Room is comprised of tables with horse-related items displayed on them. Mega-Room table props should come from the Official Reference List. All items in the Mega-Room Phase are identified by matching them with an answer sheet given to each competitor. Competitors compete individually in Mega-Room and the top three scores will be totaled for a team score. The Mega-Room Phase varies in number of Rounds depending on availability of props and facilities.
Written Test - The Written Test is comprised of 25 questions. Written Tests are HM rating specific and test up to one level above the competitor’s rated level. The Written Test is designed to give individuals more time to work through their answers.