Horse Facts Trivia: How Well Do You Know? Quiz

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How well do you know horses? Could you pass a test about horses? Do you know all of the different names of the different sexes and ages of horses? A male steed is known as a stallion, and a female is known as a mare. A juvenile male horse is called a colt. A young female horse is called a filly. IF you want to put your knowledge about horses to the test, take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Arabian horses are usually what color(s)?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Bay, grey, or chestnut

    • C.

      Black or roan

    • D.

      Black

    • E.

      Grey

    Correct Answer
    B. Bay, grey, or chestnut
    Explanation
    Arabian horses can come in a variety of colors, but the most common colors for them are bay, grey, or chestnut. This means that the majority of Arabian horses you come across will likely be one of these colors. While there are Arabian horses that are white, black, or roan, they are not as common as bay, grey, or chestnut.

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  • 2. 

    Thoroughbreds are most commonly used as--

    • A.

      Race horses

    • B.

      Cow ponies

    • C.

      Jumping horses

    • D.

      Draft horses

    • E.

      Mounted police horses

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Race horses
    C. Jumping horses
    Explanation
    Thoroughbreds are most commonly used as race horses and jumping horses because they are known for their speed, agility, and athleticism. Thoroughbreds are bred specifically for racing and excel in this sport due to their natural speed and endurance. They are also commonly used in jumping competitions due to their ability to clear obstacles with grace and precision. While they can be used for other purposes such as recreational riding or as show horses, their primary use is in racing and jumping.

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  • 3. 

    Andalusians are _______ horses.

    • A.

      French

    • B.

      English

    • C.

      Italian

    • D.

      Spanish

    • E.

      Polish

    Correct Answer
    D. Spanish
    Explanation
    Andalusians are Spanish horses because they originate from the region of Andalusia in southern Spain. They are known for their elegant appearance, agility, and strong build. Andalusians have been bred and cherished in Spain for centuries, and they are highly regarded for their versatility in various equestrian disciplines such as dressage, show jumping, and bullfighting. Their distinct characteristics and rich history make them a symbol of Spanish horsemanship and culture.

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  • 4. 

    The American Paint horse is sometimes called the--

    • A.

      Pint horse

    • B.

      Rodeo horse

    • C.

      Swift horse

    • D.

      Pinto Horse

    • E.

      Whistling Pony

    Correct Answer
    D. Pinto Horse
    Explanation
    The American Paint horse is sometimes called the Pinto Horse because it is known for its distinctive coat pattern of large patches of white and another color. The term "pinto" is commonly used to describe horses with this type of coat pattern. The American Paint horse is a versatile breed that is often used in various disciplines, including rodeo events, but it is not specifically referred to as a "rodeo horse" or a "swift horse." "Pint horse" and "whistling pony" are not commonly used terms to describe this breed.

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  • 5. 

    Tenessee Walking horses are--

    • A.

      A calm, easygoing breed, easily trained.

    • B.

      A very hard breed to train.

    • C.

      An unusually spunky breed.

    • D.

      Usually black.

    • E.

      Scared of cats.

    Correct Answer
    A. A calm, easygoing breed, easily trained.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a calm, easygoing breed, easily trained. This answer is supported by the statement that Tennessee Walking horses are calm and easygoing, which suggests that they have a gentle temperament and are not easily agitated. Additionally, the statement mentions that they are easily trained, indicating that they are receptive to learning and can be taught commands and behaviors without much difficulty.

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  • 6. 

    Miniature horses are usually around--

    • A.

      13 in.

    • B.

      31 in.

    • C.

      25 in.

    • D.

      7 in.

    • E.

      38 in.

    Correct Answer
    E. 38 in.
    Explanation
    Miniature horses are usually around 38 inches in height. This is the tallest option given in the list of heights provided. Miniature horses are bred to be small in size, typically measuring between 34 and 38 inches in height. They are often kept as pets or used for therapeutic purposes due to their gentle nature and small size.

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  • 7. 

    Lipizzaner horses were bred in--

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Lipizza

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      Italy

    • E.

      Lipizzan

    Correct Answer
    B. Lipizza
    Explanation
    Lipizzaner horses were bred in Lipizza.

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