Riding Quiz

Riding Quiz

This is a quiz about riding a horse. It focuses on skills gained while riding, not general knowledge or ground skills.

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What is it called when you switch canter leads without dropping to the trot or jumping across the diagonal?

What is it called when you switch canter leads without dropping to the trot or jumping across the diagonal?
Soaring lead change
Flying lead change
Midair lead change
Running lead change

What is it called when you pull slightly on the reins to signal to your horse to slow but keep his gait? (Picture entirely irrelevent)

What is it called when you pull slightly on the reins to signal to your horse to slow but keep his gait? (Picture entirely irrelevent)
Whoaing
Slowing
Half-halting
Pacing

What is the metal loop you put your foot in?

What is the metal loop you put your foot in?

In cross-country, you may come across long strips of empty ground between jumps. What do you do on those strips?

In cross-country, you may come across long strips of empty ground between jumps. What do you do on those strips?
Take a break
Trot to rest your horse
Keep going at the same ol' pace
Gallop to get to the next jump faster

Which of these do you do when trying to canter?

Which of these do you do when trying to canter?
Select the three correct answers
Put your outside leg back
Put your inside leg back
Pull and give with the outside rein
Pull and give with the inside rein
Pick it up in a corner
Pick it up down the longside

How many canter strides do you get in a bounce? (Answer as a number)

How many canter strides do you get in a bounce? (Answer as a number)

What is a grid?

What is a grid?
A series of jumps set up from a pole on the ground to a small oxer.
Four jumps set up in a box, connected at the ends of the jumps at right angles, so you can jump only two at a time.
A long line of poles one must trot over.
A line with a jump that can be reached from numerous other jumps.

If your horse bolts, which of these must you do?

If your horse bolts, which of these must you do?
Select the two correct answers
Let him run himself out
Sit up
Circle
Pull really hard on both reins
Lean forward and hold onto his neck

When you go over a jump, you . . .

When you go over a jump, you . . .
. . . go into two-point
. . . sit back
. . . let the reins loose so your horse can do his job
. . . do jump-reining

How long is the typical canter stride? Answer in feet, by saying X ft. Include the period, and substitute X for the number.

How long is the typical canter stride? Answer in feet, by saying X ft. Include the period, and substitute X for the number.