Test Your Knowledge About Horses And Ponies! Trivia Quiz

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What do you know about horses and ponies? Ponies are small horses, and They are animals often seen at a kid's parties for them to ride. Ponies are popular with children. This popularity is because they are perfect for a beginner who is learning how to ride. Saddle up and take this quiz and see what you know about horses and ponies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When is a Thoroughbreds' official birthday?

    • A.

      Today

    • B.

      Christmas Eve

    • C.

      1st Jan

    • D.

      5th March

    • E.

      Easter Day

    Correct Answer
    C. 1st Jan
    Explanation
    The Thoroughbred's official birthday is on 1st Jan. This is because in the northern hemisphere, Thoroughbreds are considered to have their official birthday on January 1st, regardless of the actual date they were born. This standardization allows for easier tracking of ages and eligibility for races.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of the first mare to win the Hickstead Derby?

    • A.

      Red Fox

    • B.

      Bluebird

    • C.

      Twinkle Pixie Dust

    • D.

      Dolphin Sparkle

    • E.

      Blue Ribbon

    Correct Answer
    B. Bluebird
    Explanation
    Bluebird is the correct answer because it is the name of the first mare to win the Hickstead Derby.

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  • 3. 

    Which brush should be used on a ponys' mane and tail?

    • A.

      Lamb comb

    • B.

      Shampoo & Conditioner

    • C.

      Hairbrush

    • D.

      Curry comb

    • E.

      Body brush

    Correct Answer
    E. Body brush
    Explanation
    A body brush should be used on a pony's mane and tail because it is designed to be gentle and effective in removing dirt, debris, and tangles without causing discomfort or damage to the pony's hair. Body brushes have soft bristles that are suitable for sensitive areas like the mane and tail, and they help to distribute natural oils and promote a healthy shine. Using a body brush ensures that the pony's mane and tail stay clean, smooth, and well-maintained.

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  • 4. 

    Most greys' are born black or brown.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Most greys are born black or brown. This implies that the majority of grey-colored animals or objects start off with a black or brown coloration when they are born or initially formed. It suggests that the grey color develops or becomes more prominent as they grow or age. Therefore, the statement "Most greys are born black or brown" is true.

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  • 5. 

    The Falabella is the smallest breed of horse.

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    The statement "The Falabella is the smallest breed of horse" is true. The Falabella is a breed of miniature horse that originated in Argentina. They are known for their small size, typically standing between 7 to 8 hands (28 to 32 inches) tall at the withers. This makes them the smallest breed of horse in the world. Despite their small stature, Falabellas are still considered horses rather than ponies due to their proportions and characteristics. They are often kept as pets or used for driving and therapy purposes.

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  • 6. 

    How would you describe a Trakehner?

    • A.

      A sport in which jockeys' ride the horses and hit a ball with hockey sticks, around a pitch, and into their goal.

    • B.

      A special 1m jump.

    • C.

      A cross-country jump with a log suspended over a ditch.

    • D.

      A type of trekking horse.

    • E.

      An orangey-red coloured horse.

    Correct Answer
    C. A cross-country jump with a log suspended over a ditch.
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