Equine Terms
Horse History
Basic Breeds
Uses & Purposes
Crazy Colors
Mix-N-Match Markings

100

A male horse younger than three

What is a colt?

100

The continent that horses originated on

What is North America?

100

Considered the oldest purebred horse in the world

What is the Arabian?

100

Consists of a team sport in which riders use mallets to hit a ball in a goal

What is polo?

100

A color that includes a mixture of white hairs with any other dark color on the body

What is a gray?

100

What is a star?

200

A male horse older than three that is not castrated

What is a stallion?

200

The people that brought horses to the New World

Who is the Spanish explorers?

200

One of this breed;'s characteristics is a distinctive spotted coat

What is an Appaloosa?

200

A work or recreational use of horses that consists of competitions involving one or more horses pulling a cart, wagon, or carriage

What is driving?

200

A horse color that requires horses to be of Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred descent

What is a paint?

200

What is a pastern?

300

A female horse older than three

What is a mare?

300

Number of years ago when horses first originated

When was 2 million years ago?

300

The founding sire for this breed was a stallion called Figure, who was born in 1789

What is a Morgan?

300

A form of English riding that focuses on developing the natural movements of the horse

What is dressage?

300

A basic horse color that describes a horse that has a brown or red body color and points that are black

What is a bay?

300

What is a strip?

400

A male horse older than three that has been castrated

What is a gelding?

400

The century that horses were brought to the New World

When was the 16th century?

400

Originated in Scotland and was developed to perform work on the farm and to pull freight

What is a Clydesdale?

400

Consists of hounds hunting and horses and riders following

What is fox hunting?

400

A basic horse color that describes a horse that has a yellowish or gold body color with black points

What is a buckskin?

400

What is a stocking?

500

Female horse younger than three

What is a filly?

500

Number of years ago when horses were domesticated

When was 5000 years ago?

500

Is a pony and originated in islands off the coast of Scotland

What is a Shetland?

500

Consists of games that are designed to help young riders practice basic skills

What is gymkhana?

500

A basic color pattern that always includes darker points, a dorsal stripe, barring on the legs, and a shoulder stripe across the withers

What is a dun?

500

What is a star and strip?

600

Horses are measured in terms of

What is hands?

600

Name three historical uses for horses

What are transportation, work and military purposes?

600

Developed in the US and got its name because of its great speed at short distances

What is a Quarter Horse?

600

Consists of a using a horse to separate a specific cow from the herd

What is cutting?

600

A basic horse color that describes a horse that is a solid red or brownish red color with the mane and tail any color but black

What is a sorrel/chestnut?

600

What is a coronet?

700

Number of inches in a hand

What is 4 inches?

700

The term Equus caballus or horse

What is equine?

700

A draft breed that originated in France

What is a Percheron?

700

Consists of long distance riding in one day

What is endurance riding?

700

A spotted color pattern that has the white originating on the underside of the horse, at least one and often all four legs being the dark color, and head markings that are predominately white

What is overo?

700

What is a blaze?