The Ultimate Horses Quiz

Think you know everything there is to know about horses? There is so much to learn about these magnificent animals. Think Famous horses, beautiful breeds and all things equestrian for inspiration to ace our free Horses quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some hooftastic quizzing.

Round 1

1 – What is the name of a baby horse up to 1 year old?

2 – What is the name of either sex horse between 1 and 2 years old?

3 – What is the name for a baby girl horse under the age of 4?

4 – What is the name for a baby boy horse under the age of 4?

5 – What is the name for a girl horse over the age of 4?

6 – What is the name for a male horse used for breeding over the age of 4?

7 – What is the name for a castrated male horse over the age of 4?

8 – What is the name of a group of horses used for military purposes?

9 – What is a group of several horses designated for use by a cowboy called?

10 – What was a Knights horse called in medieval times?

Round 2

1 – What species are all breeds of horses called?

2 – The Guinness World Records fastest horse of all time Winning Brew can run at which speed – 43.97, 44.97, 45.97?

3 – What is it called when a horse shows their teeth?

4 – How many muscles do horses have in their ears – 5, 8, 10?

5 – What is knowledge of horses called?

6 – As of 2006 which country has the highest horse population?

7 – Name the only wild subspecies of horses?

8 – How long is The Mongel Derby, the longest horse race in the world?

9 – Which colour are horses unable to recognise – Green, Red, Blue?

10 – How old was Old Billy, the oldest horse in history?

Round 3

1 – What are the horse’s hooves wall made up of?

2 – How many races did Seabiscuit win – 9,6,3?

3 – Which horse won the 2022 Grand national?

4 – Which famous Irish racehorse was stolen and later killed in 1983?

5 – What is the name of the horse from the 2011 film War Horse?

6 – What breed of horse was Black Beauty from the 1994 film?

7 – Aldaniti was the winner of the 1981 Grand National, Can you name his famous jockey?

8 – How much was the most expensive horse sold for in the year 2000 – 70 Million, 90 Million, 85 Million?

9 – All existing horse breeds fit into how many categories?

10 – What does it mean when a horse has a red ribbon tied to its tail?

Round 4

1 – Which world-famous horse race takes place on the 1st Saturday of every May?

2 – The Preakness Stakes horse race takes place in which month every year?

3 – What is the Belmont Stakes horse race also known as?

4 – What is the name of the world-famous horse race that only competes Grade I thoroughbred horses?

5 – In which month does the Melbourne Cup horse race take place?

6 – Which horse race is known as the ‘Richest in the world’?

7 – The Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe horse race takes place in which month?

8 – Over how many days does the Royal Ascot horse race take place?

9 – In which month does the Grand National horse race take place?

10 – Which British horse race takes place in March over 4 days?

Round 5

1 – Horses have a gag reflex and can throw up –True or False?

2 – You can estimate the age of a horse by its teeth – True or False?

3 – Horses can do the splits – True or False?

4 – Horses don’t have teeth in the middle of their mouth – True or False?

5 – Horses can only see what’s in front of them – True or False?

6 – Horses have lightning-fast reflexes – True or False?

7 – Horses can only sleep laying down – True or False?

8 – Horses can’t breathe through their mouths – True or False?

9 – There are only 20 breeds of horse – True or False?

10 – The life span of horses is between 25 – 30 years – True or false?




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