What Do You Know About Shire?

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What Do You Know About Shire?

In other words, what do you know about the Shire horse? They are a British breed of Draught Horses and they usually take one of the three coat colours bay, brown, and black. The Shire breed usually sets the records for World Largest Horse and World Tallest Horse, so it stands to say that they're immensely powerful horses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How would you rate their average weight?
    • A. 

      900 Kg

    • B. 

      700 Kg

    • C. 

      550 Kg

    • D. 

      250 Kg

  • 2. 
    When was the Shire Horse Society created?
    • A. 

      1878

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1656

    • D. 

      1879

  • 3. 
    Do you know when the American Shire Horse Association created?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1789

    • D. 

      2001

  • 4. 
    What's the name of the largest horse up to date?
    • A. 

      Zoom

    • B. 

      Valkyrie

    • C. 

      Sampson

    • D. 

      Riley

  • 5. 
    When was Sampson born?
    • A. 

      1848

    • B. 

      1846

    • C. 

      1844

    • D. 

      1842

  • 6. 
    Do you know the breed's original birth place?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 7. 
    From which line of horses are Shire horses descended?
    • A. 

      Liconsin Horse

    • B. 

      Bay Black

    • C. 

      Bakewell Black

    • D. 

      The Black Shire

  • 8. 
    When did Shire horse population drastically reduce?
    • A. 

      The Revolutionary War of America

    • B. 

      The Black Death

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 9. 
    When was the term “Shire Horse” first uttered?
    • A. 

      19th century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      17th century

    • D. 

      16th century

  • 10. 
    What else do they call Sampson?
    • A. 

      Only Sampson

    • B. 

      Gaia

    • C. 

      Mammoth

    • D. 

      Titan

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