Western and English Riding Differences Quiz

Western and English Riding Differences Quiz

This is about the differences between the Western and English riding styles.

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Which breed is most commonly found in Western?

Which breed is most commonly found in Western?
Thoroughbred
Quarter Horse
Shire
Saddlebred

What part of the saddle does an English saddle lack?

What part of the saddle does an English saddle lack?

English saddles are held in place with a girth. What holds a Western saddle in place?

English saddles are held in place with a girth. What holds a Western saddle in place?

When trotting, Western riders will sink deep into the saddle and move with the horse. What do English riders do to cope with this?

When trotting, Western riders will sink deep into the saddle and move with the horse. What do English riders do to cope with this?
Stand out of the stirrups slightly.
Sit, but with better position than the Western riders. English riders don't slouch!
Rise and fall with the horse's movement.
Grit their teeth and learn to ignore the bounciness.

Which of these are shared characteristics of Western and English riding?

Select the two correct answers
Bridle
The forward seat
Rider's clothing
Helmets
Gallop position

What style uses the type of stirrups pictured?

What style uses the type of stirrups pictured?

Which style uses neck-reining?

Barn cats are found in the stables of which style?

Barn cats are found in the stables of which style?
Just kidding--Either!
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