Horse Breeds Quiz: 15 Questions And Answers [+2 New Bonuses]

We all love beautiful horses, and I hope we also all love good quizzes. Horses + quizzes = great combination that’s difficult to resist, right? Well, the trivia pub quiz below is about horse breeds, so it’s a bit easier than your usual horse questions and answers test. It still requires a bit of general knowledge of the various horse breeds out there and maybe also a bit of luck.

I’m pretty sure you’ll excel in it while having a lot of fun, and if you want to share your score, please feel free to do it in the comment section under the quiz.

Horse Breeds Quiz Questions And Answers

When you scroll down the page, you’ll find the correct answers. Let’s start with the horse breeds quiz!

1. The picture above shows a popular breed for first time owners called __________ :

a. Haflinger Horse

b. Gypsy Vanner Horse

c. Dutch Warmblood

2. Which of the following horses did NOT originate from the United Kingdom:

a. Shire Horse

b. Morgan Horse

c. Exmoor Pony

3. Which of the following horses does NOT belong to the warm-blooded group?

a. Hanoverian

b. Holsteiner

c. Percheron

4. Which one of the following horse breeds was nicknamed “Golden Horse”?

a. Akhal-Teke

b. Lusitano

c. Icelandic Horse

5. Which of these is a horse breed?

a. Palomino

b. Saddlebred

c. Pinto

6. Which is the most owned horse breed in the United States today?

a. Paint

b. Quarter Horse

c. Tennessee Walking Horse

7. How many different horse breeds are there?

a. 100+

b. 250+

c. 500+

8. Which of the following horse breeds is regarded as gaited?

a. Appaloosa

b. Morgan

c. Rocky Mountain

9. Which of these horse breeds are amongst the LEAST prone to laminitis?

a. New Forest Pony

b. Standardbred

c. Andalusian

10. Which of the following horse breeds does NOT have feathers?

a. Clydesdale

b. Friesian

c. Knabstrupper Horse

11. Vladimir Heavy Draft, Pleven and Kladruber are three horse breeds from the following Eastern European countries:

a. Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic

b. Russia, Poland, Czech Republic

c. Serbia, Poland, Slovakia

12. Which of these three Indian horses is usually described as the original Polo pony?

a. Marwari

b. Manipuri

c. Kathiawari

13. The Rocky Mountain Horse originated from __________ :

a. Appalachian Mountains

b. Rocky Mountains

c. San Juan Mountains

14. Mustangs are descendants of _________ ?

a. Arabian Horse

b. French Trotter

c. Andalusian / Lusitano Horse

15. Which of these horses does often have a short tail:

a. Appaloosa

b. Belgian Horse

c. Westphalian

16. [NEW BONUS]: Which of the following breeds is NOT from Africa:

a. Boerperd

b. Foutanke

c. Noma

17. [NEW BONUS]: There are ___ native Japanese horse breeds:

a. 6

b. 8

c. 10

Correct Answers:

  1. a. Haflinger Horse
  2. b. Morgan Horse
  3. c. Percheron
  4. a. Akhal-Teke
  5. b. Saddlebred
  6. b. Quarter Horse
  7. b. 250+
  8. c. Rocky Mountain
  9. b. Standardbred
  10. c. Knabstrupper Horse
  11. a. Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic
  12. b. Manipuri
  13. a. Appalachian Mountains
  14. c. Andalusian / Lusitano Horse
  15. a. Appaloosa
  16. c. Noma
  17. b. 8

All done? What do you think? Was it hard or easy? Please tell us in the comment section below how well you did.

Sam Ellis
Sam is a founder and editor of Horses & Foals. In personal life he is a proud father of a boy and twin girls. He believes it is more important than ever before to encourage children to experience the joy of horse riding. Horses make as much sense as the sunshine in our world.


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13 thoughts on “Horse Breeds Quiz: 15 Questions And Answers [+2 New Bonuses]”

  1. #15 is a trick question. I think the answer should be “Belgian” because Belgians traditionally have docked tails.

    Appaloosas have normal length tail bones. Their hair is just thin.


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