Quiz: Only A Master Equestrian Can Get Above 70% On This Riding Test

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If you are an accomplished equestrian, or just love horses, you'll be able to answer the fun and challenging questions on riding!

 Jun 11, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the part of the saddle that supports a rider's feet called?
Stirrups
Gullets
Cantles

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What's the bony point at the base of a horse's neck called?
Druthers
Nape
Withers

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What term describes European breeds of sport horses?
Euroblood
Coldblood
Warmblood

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color is a paint horse?
All black
One with white patches
All white

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the length of a hand?
4 inches
1 foot
10 inches

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is an inexperienced horse or rider called?
Green
Small
Shy

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does girth refer to?
The band that secures an English saddle to the horse
A horse's abdomen thickness
A horse's weight

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many gaits do horses have?
4
12
2

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What material is a bit made from?
Leather
Metal
Cloth

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which one of these is not a natural aide used in riding?
Seat
Leg
Spurs

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where is the blaze located on a horse?
On its hindquarters
On its abdomen
On its face

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a person who trims and shoes horses' feet called?
Jockey
Farrier
Groom

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is not a natural gait?
Canter
Walk
Sprint

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the the joint just above the hoof called?
Knuckle
Ankle
Fetlock

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are the shields that hinder a horse's ability to see to the sides or look behind called?
Maskers
Blinkers
Blinders

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a young female horse called?
Colt
Mare
Filly

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many beats does a gallop have?
8
4
12

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is pulling on the reins to bring a horse to a stop called?
Halt
Brake
Rein in
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Who doesn't love horses? If you're an accomplished equestrian, a weekend rider, or just a hobbyist who appreciates the beauty of these majestic animals you'll be able to answer the question about horses and riding on this easy and fun quiz!

Equestrians can do anything with a horse! They can train, they can compete, and they work with horses in a broad variety of ways. The common denominator between their positions is the hands-on working environment where horse care and training is the top priority.

Equestrians puts their horses first. They check on them and clean their stables at the crack of dawn in all kinds of weather. If they ride, when they get bucked off, they get up and try again. They are people who tend to, or ride horses, and can't imagine their lives without a horse!

The sport can be physically demanding and mentally challenging to everyone from the amateur rider to seasoned equestrian. Equestrians are athletes, just like gymnasts, baseball players, or swimmers. In fact, their job may even be harder, as they are dealing with another living creature with a mind of its own! As with any sport, practice makes perfect and those that ride love horses enough to come back for me, even if they get a few bumps and bruises in the process!

If you ride or just plain love horses, you'll be able to answer the eighteen questions related to riding or horses in this fun and challenging quiz! So, get in the saddle and let's go!