Do You Know Horses?

Do You Know Horses?

The title says it all, but this is required so . . . This quiz is to find out how well you know horses!

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Nicker!

Nicker!
What?
Are you feeling all right? As far as I know, horses don't do stuff online.
Whinny!
Nicker!

If you see a horse with a red ribbon on its tail, you would

If you see a horse with a red ribbon on its tail, you would
say, "Oh, that red goes really well with the horse's color!"
go over to pet it. Someone clearly enjoys dressing up their horse.
stay away. It's not even my horse.
avoid it. Especially its hind legs.

If you see a horse with a white ribbon on its tail, you would

If you see a horse with a white ribbon on its tail, you would
say, "Oh, that color goes really well with the horse's color!"
go over to pet it. Someone clearly enjoys dressing up their horse.
carefully approach it to pet it.
beg my parents (or my spouse, or myself) to buy it.

If someone says, "Go canter over that crossrail", you would

If someone says, "Go canter over that crossrail", you would
think, "Obviously they're talking to someone else. I don't ride."
say, "Uhh . . . I can't even trot by myself."
say, "I've barely started cantering!"
say, "Aye aye, captain! Left lead or right?"

How would you describe the horse in the picture?

How would you describe the horse in the picture?
Kind of golden-tan with a black mane and tail.
Like a palomino, but with black mane and tail instead of white.
A buckskin.
A golden-yellow buckskin with three white half-stockings, one sock, and a blaze.

What is that and what is its use?

What is that and what is its use?
It's a . . . brush. And it's used for brushing. Obviously.
It is the brush you use after the curry comb (or at some barns, first).
It's a dandy brush, and it is used after the curry comb (or at some barns, first) when grooming.
It's a stiff dandy brush, and it's used to remove the loose hair, dirt, and dust that the curry comb brings to the
top of the horse's coat.

Someone asks you what a Quarter Horse is.

Someone asks you what a Quarter Horse is.
A . . . horse?
A breed of horse.
It is the breed of horse favored by Western riders.
It is most commonly found in America. It ranges in height from 14.3 to 16 hands high. It can be any color.
Western riders use this breed the most. It has larger hindquarters which serve for a powerful engine. It--(Me:
Okay, stop now. I'm moving on. You: What?! I'm not done!)

How many times a day is a horse fed oats?

How many times a day is a horse fed oats?
Three times. Like a human. Obviously.
Either twice a day or four times a day, but it's not the same as a human's . . . I think.
Twice a day.
Usually twice a day, but it can vary depending on the horse. Since oats provide a lot of energy, horses that are
competing that day may get extra. (Me: Enough. I'm not making the same mistake as last time. You: Hey!)

What color are Lipizanners?

. . . Lipi--what?
White.
Gray, sometimes white.
Gray. Occasionally you get white Lipizanners, and even rarer is a bay Lipizanner. All bay Lipizanners go to the
Spanish Riding School.

Which of these are poisonous to horses?
1. Ryegrass
2. Wild chicory
3. Thistle
4. Oak
5. Potato
6. Nettle
7. Annual bluegrass
8. Velvetgrass
9. Bracken
10. Timothy

Which of these are poisonous to horses?
1. Ryegrass
2. Wild chicory
3. Thistle
4. Oak
5. Potato
6. Nettle
7. Annual bluegrass
8. Velvetgrass
9. Bracken
10. Timothy
You: No chance.
Thistle and nettle? Those sound like a pain to eat.
Potato causes colic in horses . . .
Oak acorns and leaves cause constipation and kidney damage.
Potatos may cause choking and colic.
Bracken causes a horse to stand with back arched and feet apart, growing sleepy.

What are "wolf teeth"?

What are "wolf teeth"?
Um . . . Wolf's teeth??
The . . . canines of a horse.
Extra teeth that male horses have.
Four extra teeth that males have. Females may have them too. They are usually removed.

How fast can a horse gallop?

How fast can a horse gallop?
Somewhere between 10 MPH and 100 MPH.
40 MPH?
30 to 45 MPH.
Your typical riding horses can reached speeds of 30 MPH. Thoroughbred racehorses tend to gallop at 40 MPH.
Quarter horses are the fastest breed, with the fastest horse ever being a Quarter Horse who reached 55 MPH.

Which horse would you rather approach, a horse with:
1. Tail switching, pawing occasionally, ears flipped back.
2. Tail swishing and high, ears pricked, nickering.

Which horse would you rather approach, a horse with:
1. Tail switching, pawing occasionally, ears flipped back.
2. Tail swishing and high, ears pricked, nickering.
???
Option . . . one? Or two?
Two. Definitely.
Two would be better, but I can handle one as well.