Horse Quiz: Test Your Basic Knowledge of Horses

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Horse Quiz: Test Your Basic Knowledge of Horses
Horses are beautiful and amazing animals. They have lived close to humans for centuries and have always helped or entertained them. But do we really know them? Let's see how many facts you know about these graceful creatures!

How long does it take for a newly born horse to learn how to run?

1 month

2 weeks

1 day

5 days

What is the name of a male horse cross-bred with a female donkey?

Mule

Dorse

Hinny

Horsy

Where did horses, or at least the evolutionary group "Equidae", first evolve?

Central Asia

North America

Europe

Australia

Which of these human snacks is considered to be a favorite of horses?

Mountain Dew

Polo mints

Liquorice

Salted Caramel

What is the name of a female horse that is too young to be a mare?

Filly

Draft

Foal

Yearling

How long are horses usually pregnant for?

12 months

5 months

24 months

9 months

What is the horse population of the world?

18 million

38 million

58 million

78 million

Which American state has the highest horse population?

Texas

New York

California

Florida

Who was the Greek god of horses?

Poseidon

Athena

Zeus

Apollo

What is the longest horse race in the world?

The Mongol Derby

The Kentucky Derby

The Melbourne Cup

The Copenhagen Circuit

What does "bareback" refer to in horse riding?

Riding without a saddle.

Riding without a helmet.

Riding naked.

Riding without reins.

What is the name of the person who changes a horse's shoes?

Farrier

Shoer

Blacksmith

Hoofer

What is the front of the saddle called?

Twist

Pommel

Cantle

Panal

After Jumping and Dressage, what is the third Olympic Equestrian sport?

Cross Country

Chariot

Eventing

Racing

Which Roman Emperor allegedly named a horse as his Consul?

Augustus

Caligula

Claudius

Decimus

How would a "corn mark" happen on a roan horse?

When the horse is stressed out.

When the horse accidentally eats corn.

When the horse is scratched and the hair regrows.

When the horse gets sunburned.

What formerly extinct-in-the-wild horse is native to Mongolia?

Turkoman

Quagga

Przewalski's Horse

Akhal-Teke

What is the most-watched race in Australia?

The Melbourne Cup

The Sydney Derby

The Grand Adelaide

The Darwin Circuit

Why is Kinscem, a Hungarian thoroughbred, famous?

She was Napoleon's horse.

She holds the record for most race wins while undefeated.

She was the fastest horse in the world.

She was the world's fattest horse.

What kind of braid is this?

Canadian

Andalusian

Continental

French

Big Jake, the world's tallest horse, is which breed?

Belgian Gelding

Shire Horse

Friesian Horse

Clydesdale Horse

What is the name of the V-shaped growth on the underside of the hoof?

Frog

Horn

Knuckle

Toenail

What color would usually be used to describe this horse's coat?

Bay

Chestnut

Brown

Thoroughbred

Which one of these trees have leaves that are horse-safe?

Yew

Silver Birch

Oak

Horse Chestnut

Prospect Point was the longest living Thoroughbred in the world. How long did he live?

29

38

52

43

Where would you find a Fjord Horse?

Estonia

Finland

Scotland

Norway

In which region were horses first domesticated?

Sahara Desert

Middle East

Eurasian Steppes

Iberian Peninsula

As of 2020, who was the most expensive horse in history?

Meydan City

Fugaichi Pegasus

Shareef Dancer

The Green Monkey

What is the smallest breed of horse?

Shetland Pony

Falabella

Welsh Pony

Noma Horse

What is the term for a horse that has difficulty walking?

Lame

Boring

Pointless

Crippled

Not an expert in zoology

Even if you are attracted to the appearance of horses, their grace, and speed, you do not know much about them. You may like to look at them, but no more. However, now you know a little more about these beautiful animals! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Apprentice jockey

Surely you are attracted to the appearance of horses, and their grace and speed fascinate you. You know a lot about them, but you still have something to learn, because you answered some of the questions incorrectly. Anyway, now you know a little more about these beautiful animals! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Professional groom

You are definitely attracted to the appearance of horses, and their grace and speed just fascinate you. You know so much about them that you can take care of these beautiful animals yourself. We still hope that you learned something new from this test! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!