Horse Knowledge

Many people see horses roaming around in the hills, or perhaps at a nearby stable or ranch, but are they really a horse fanatic? How much do they actually know about these beautiful creatures?

Do you anything about horses besides they have 4 legs, 2 ears and they say "neigh?" How about more about their vision, unique qualities, and special care? Take this quiz to find out if you truly live up to the 'horse lover' title!

Created by: Rebecca
  1. What is the gestation period of a horse?
  2. What one of these horse breeds isn't actually a breed of horse?
  3. What is the most common color/marking of a horse, due to its recessive gene.
  4. What is a 'farrier?'
  5. How many eyelids does a horse's eye have?
  6. About how long ago did the Arabian horse first appear?
  7. A horse's memory is at least as good as a(n) ________?
  8. The Oldenburg horse breed excels in what?
  9. What is the largest breed of horse in the world, having a record of one of this breed having been 3,300lbs?
  10. What is the smallest breed of horse called?
  11. What is the average lifespan of horses usually?
  12. Horses have the largest eyes of any land animal.
  13. Horses are not colorblind.
  14. Adult male horses generally have more teeth than adult female horses.
  15. What is 'flehmen?'
  16. Stallions often fight over females and territory.
  17. A horse's brain generally takes up more space than its teeth and gums.
  18. Horses do not have a gull bladder.
  19. Horse's will vomit if left in undesirable conditions, or if not fed within 48-72 hours.
  20. Which taste do horses usually prefer?
  21. How many muscles exist in each horse ear?
  22. Horses usually outlive ponies. (This does not include accidents, like toxic plants, car accidents, broken bones etc.)
  23. The best way to determine a horse's age is...
  24. Horses usually outlive donkeys. (This does not include accidents, like toxic plants, car accidents, broken bones, illnesses, etc.)
  25. About how long does it take, roughly, for a horse hoof to fully regrow?
  26. Where is the largest horse museum located?
  27. What colors, if any, does a horse struggle with seeing?
  28. What colors, if any, does a horse see most easily?

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