What level horse rider are you? (1)

What level horse rider are you? (1)

Newbie? Experienced? Expert!? Get a general idea of your riding level by taking this quiz!

published on November 29, 20168 responses 0 5.0★ / 5

How many total saddle hours do you think you've had?

30 or less hours
30-50 hours
50-70 hours
70-100 hours
100-150 hours
150-200 hours
200-300 hours
300+ hours

Have you ridden without a saddle, and how fast Did you go?

I've never ridden without a saddle
I've ridden without a saddle at a walk on a lead
I've ridden without a saddle walking off lead and trotting on lead
I've ridden off lead walking and trotting without a saddle
I've walked and trotted off lead without a saddle and cantered with help/ on a line
I've walked, trotted and cantered confidently off lead without a saddle
I've walked, trotted, cantered, and hand galloped off lead without a saddle
I've done all gaits confidently off lead without a saddle

You take a lesson ata new barn, which horse do you choose?

The aged pony who wouldn't hurt a blade of grass and is bomb proof. Listens flawlessly.
The pony who is nearly bomb proof and listens well
The horse who only has spooked a handful of times and listens well to commands
The horse who has some quirks and doesn't always listen, but is normally okay
The horse who is known to be spooky, but can slay with a confident rider
The horse who has broken some bones (people bones) and can have a temperamental tantrum at any time. But once you win them over, they turn on a dime.
The green pony who has only had a handful of under saddle hours but is so far sweet
The green horse with little to no riding experience.

How long have you been riding?

Less then a year
1 year
2-3 years
4-5 years
6-7 years
8-9 years
10 years
10+ years

You friend wants to race you in the field...

No way, slow and steady
A walking race? Right?
I'm good, thanks...
Sure, but I may not stay on...
Sure.... I've got this
Heck yesss!! RACE ME!!
I've already started...
Sure, we can loose the saddles too!

What's the fastest gait you can do?

Walk, but timidly
Walk, confidently
Trot, but timidly
Trot, confidently
Canter, but timidly
Canter, comfortably
Gallop, timidly
Gallop, confidently

Do you know how to get a horse on the bit?

What? Who?
Never heard of it?
I've heard of it but don't know what it is or how to do it
Ive been told how to, but never have.
I've been able to do it a few times
I can do it 50% of the time
I can manage it 75% of the time
I can manage it 99% of the time

The horse you're riding starts to rear and buck, then bolts, what do you do ?

Scream and fall off near immediately
Be panicked and can only stay on for a few seconds
Be calm but can only stay on a few seconds
Be calm and can calm the horse down a little,but still falls off after a brief fight
Be calm and can stay on while getting the horse to calm down.
Be calm and can calm the horse down and keep them calm
Be calm and can nearly immediately get the horse to calm down and stay calm
Be calm and can immediately get the horses attention back on you