A young female horse is called...
True or False: Horses only sleep standing up.
Horses can sleep both standing or lying down
A domesticated horse has a life span of about...
How can you tell a horse's (approximate) age?
True or False: Most white horses are actually grey.
It is believed humans have been domesticating the horse for _______ years.
How big was the oldest horse fossil we can find?
This ancient horse species Diminutive Hyracotherium may have looked more like a small goat.
Horses can run within ______ after birth.
How old did 'Old Billy', the oldest horse in history, live to be?
This is based on reports since Old Billy lived in the 19th century.
True or False: There are no horse breeds native to North America
There WERE native horses, as fossils show. But they disappeared 8,000 years ago. All horses in North America came originally from Europe.
A young male horse is called...
A horses's gallop top speed is about...
Wild horses live in groups of up to ________ horses.
Wild horses usually roam in groups of no more than 3-20 horses, that is because there is usually only one adult male.
True or False: Horses can see in almost 360 degrees.
The measurement unit to measure a horse's height is....
Which of these was NOT a famous historical horse?
Black beauty was not a real horse, it was the horse in a novel from 1877 by the same name.
True or False: Horses can't breathe through their mouths
Hoses are Obligate Nasal Breathers - meaning they can only breahte through their nose.
What does a red ribbon on a horse's tail mean?
True or False: A horse will mourn the death of a companion
Which of these is NOT true about a horse's ears?
You can tell if the horse is cold by feeling behind the ears
Ears forward mean curiosity
The length of each of the ears is different
What is a ZORSE?
Mythological Indian Horse
The offspring of a zebra and a horse
A dwarf horse that won't grow
You're NOT a Horse Expert
So, maybe horses don't interest you much, or we just got you on some things you never knew. Well, horses are a super interesting animal, and there is so much more to know about them and their long history with humanity. If you like horses, learn from your mistakes and read more about them in one of our posts!
You Definitely Like Horses
You definitely have some knowledge about horses, about the average we'd say. You did a good job but there's still a lot to learn and you got only half or less than half of the answers right. Try the quiz again or have a look at your mistakes below. Horses are amazing and are worth knowing more about.
You're a Horse Lover!
There is little doubt you love horses and care about them. No one would know this much about horses without having a great liking to them, and probably to animals in general. However, you don't know it all, and you had a few mistakes. Why not try to take the quiz again or, alternatively, look below at your mistakes.
You're a Horse Whisperer!
Wow, you hit this one out of the park! You must be a huge horse lover, perhaps worked with horses in your past? If you have, we're jealous! Horses are such amazing animals and we love to know all we can about them. You've definitely proven to be an equine expert!