Basic Equine Knowledge

Do you know the basics of horses?
Quiz by Amburr
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Last updated: August 16, 2012
First submittedAugust 16, 2012
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What is a female horse called?
Mare
What is a male horse called?
Stallion
What is a baby horse called?
Foal
What is a horses height measured in?
Hands
There are two (common) riding styles. One is English, the other is...?
Western
What horse breed is most commonly used for racing?
Thoroughbred
What is a horsed used for pleasure riding called?
Hack
What peice of equipment goes on a horses head when riding?
Bridle
What does a rider sit in/on whilst riding?
Saddle
What do a riders feet rest in whilst riding?
Stirrups
What is it called when a rider rides with no seat equipment?
Bareback
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What event sometimes requires a rider to do a "pirouette"?
Dressage
What is a horses home called?
Stable
What peice of tack is usually on a horses head when s/he is in the feild?
Halter
What is the event called where horses and riders (usually children) take part in many mounted games?
Gymkhana
When a horse throws its front legs in the air and kicks out it is...?
Rearing
What is the smallest horse breed in the world?
Falabella
In a 3-Day event, the events are Dressage, Showjumping and...?
Cross country
What side do you usually mount a horse from?
Left
The gaits of a horse are walk, trot, gallop and...?
Canter
Someone who shoes a horse is known as a...?
Farrier
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Level 31
Sep 5, 2012
Could you add headcollar as an answer as well as halter, as in the UK, we do not call them halters.