Horses & Horse Racing Quiz

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Horse Racing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which breed of horse has a dished face?
    • A. 

      Tennessee Walking Horse

    • B. 

      Mustang

    • C. 

      Palomino

    • D. 

      Arabian

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the talking horse from television?
    • A. 

      Pal The Talking Palomino

    • B. 

      Mr. Ed

    • C. 

      Mr. Fred

    • D. 

      Mr. Ted

  • 3. 
    Who is the real life "Horse Whisperer"?
    • A. 

      Mr. Ed

    • B. 

      Michael Matz

    • C. 

      Lawrence Scanlan

    • D. 

      Monty Roberts

  • 4. 
    Which one is not a horse color?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Strawberry Roan

    • C. 

      Bay

    • D. 

      Dapple Grey

  • 5. 
    What is the largest single breed horse show in the world?
    • A. 

      Quarterama

    • B. 

      The Arab Nationals

    • C. 

      The All American Quarter Horse Congress

    • D. 

      The World Miniature Horse Show

  • 6. 
    Which breed was originally called the Kentucky Saddler?
    • A. 

      Palomino

    • B. 

      American Saddlebred

    • C. 

      Pinto

    • D. 

      Fresian

  • 7. 
    How do you tell how old a horse is?
    • A. 

      The Teeth

    • B. 

      All Of These Choices

    • C. 

      The Head

    • D. 

      The Condition Of The Body

  • 8. 
    What piece of harness is used to keep a horse's head down?
    • A. 

      Reins

    • B. 

      Chest Straps

    • C. 

      Martingale

    • D. 

      Chin Strap

  • 9. 
    What name is given to the handler who cools a horse down after racing or exercise?
    • A. 

      Hotwalker

    • B. 

      Exercise Rider

    • C. 

      Groom

    • D. 

      Horsemaster

  • 10. 
    Apart from Secretariat, which foreign racehorse came to America, defeated the best and also had the nick name "Big Red"?
    • A. 

      Alleged From England

    • B. 

      Shannon From Australia

    • C. 

      Bernborough From Australia

    • D. 

      Phar Lap From Australia

  • 11. 
    What was the name of General Roberts E. Lee's horse?
    • A. 

      Hank

    • B. 

      Traveler

    • C. 

      Winner

    • D. 

      Legend

  • 12. 
    Kimberwicke and "Pelham" are types of what?
    • A. 

      Training Styles

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Saddle

    • D. 

      Horse

  • 13. 
    If you breed a horse and an ass (donkey) what do you get?
    • A. 

      Pony

    • B. 

      Horse

    • C. 

      Nothing, You Can't Cross Horses And Donkeys

    • D. 

      Mule

  • 14. 
    Which is the only breed of horse known by the name of the first member of that breed?
    • A. 

      Morgan

    • B. 

      Shetland

    • C. 

      Arabian

    • D. 

      Quarter Horse

  • 15. 
    Walk, trot, canter and rack are all types of what?
    • A. 

      Horse

    • B. 

      Gaits

    • C. 

      Horseshoe

    • D. 

      Tack

  • 16. 
    What is the vice called where a horse takes hold of a solid object such as a fence rail with its teeth and then sucks in air?
    • A. 

      Trotting

    • B. 

      Weaving

    • C. 

      Teething

    • D. 

      Cribbing

  • 17. 
    Which breed of horse is known for performing "Airs Above the Ground"?
    • A. 

      Tennessee Walker

    • B. 

      Lipizzaner

    • C. 

      Thoroughbred

    • D. 

      Arabian

  • 18. 
    What is the term for the person who puts shoes on horses?
    • A. 

      Veterinarian

    • B. 

      Farrier

    • C. 

      Trainer

    • D. 

      Rider

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not generally used for racing?
    • A. 

      Standardbred

    • B. 

      Connemara

    • C. 

      Thoroughbred

    • D. 

      Quarter Horse

  • 20. 
    A purebred Arabian can NOT genetically be which of the following colors?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Palomino

    • C. 

      Grey

    • D. 

      Chestnut

  • 21. 
    Generally a horse is mounted from the left side, why?
    • A. 

      Horsemen Generally Carried A Sword On Their Left Side , It Was Easier To Swing The Right Leg Over

    • B. 

      Saddles Are Built Stronger On The Left

    • C. 

      No Real Reason

    • D. 

      Horse's Are Just Easier Trained That Way

  • 22. 
    If a horse is "colicking", what is the problem in simple terms?
    • A. 

      He Is Running Quickly

    • B. 

      He Is Hungry

    • C. 

      He Has A Belly Ache

    • D. 

      He Is Dirty

  • 23. 
    In dressage what (unmarked) letter is the middle of the arena?
    • A. 

      E

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      X

    • D. 

      C

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not an event which uses a cow?
    • A. 

      Barrel Racing

    • B. 

      Cutting

    • C. 

      Campdrafting

    • D. 

      Team Penning

  • 25. 
    If a horse is basically brown with black points (legs, eartips, mane and tail) what color is he?
    • A. 

      Chestnut

    • B. 

      Red Dun

    • C. 

      Sorrel

    • D. 

      Bay

  • 26. 
    What is the term for the clothing a jockey wears?
    • A. 

      Silks

    • B. 

      Jerseys

    • C. 

      Jockeys

    • D. 

      Satins

  • 27. 
    Which definition best describes the horse racing term "all out"?
    • A. 

      A Horse Who Is Holding Back

    • B. 

      A Horse Who Is Trying To The Best Of His Ability

    • C. 

      A Payoff Less Than Even Money

    • D. 

      Horses Going From Paddock To Starting Gate Past The Stands

  • 28. 
    What is meant by the term "blanket finish" in the sport of horse racing?
    • A. 

      Fastest Time For A Distance At A Particular Track

    • B. 

      Horse Under Stout Restraint In A Race Or Workout

    • C. 

      When The Horses Finish So Close For The Win You Could Theoretically Put A Single Blanket Across Them

    • D. 

      When One Horse Finishes Way Ahead Of The Others

  • 29. 
    Which definition best describes the horse racing term "blinkers"?
    • A. 

      Weight Carried Or Assigned

    • B. 

      Equipment Worn By The Jockey To Avoid Dirt In His Eyes While Riding

    • C. 

      A Horse Who Runs Best In The Latter Part Of The Race, Coming From Off The Pace

    • D. 

      Equipment Worn On The Bridle To Restrict A Horse's Vision On The Sides To Help Maintain Attention And Avoid Distractions

  • 30. 
    What is meant by the term "board" in the sport of horse racing?
    • A. 

      The Tote Board On Which Odds, Betting Pools And Other Race Information Is Displayed

    • B. 

      Horse Under Stout Restraint In A Race Or Workout

    • C. 

      Running Under Moderate Control, At Less Than Best Pace

    • D. 

      Mutuel Pool, The Total Sum Bet On A Race Or A Particular Bet