Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: What is a ringer? A horse that is passed off under false identity.
This horse won 1.9 million dollars, more than any other horse of all time.
Who is it? Kelso What horse and rider are the World Three-Day Champions? Bruce Davidson and Might Tango At what natural gait will the tracks of the hind legs fall directly on the tracks of the fore feet? Trot Name the only sire-son team of horses to win a triple crown.
Gallant Fox sired Omaha What are the three lucky elements of a horse shoe? Cresent shapes were charms, iron had protective powers, horses were animals of good luck.
Where is the oldest competitive trail ride held on the east coast? Woodstock, Vermont Who is the only horse to win the high score award in the first year Green Hunter, second year Green Hunter and Working Hunter three years in a row? Shamrock What is the name of the brand using extreme cold rather than heat? Freeze branding or cold branding Explain the difference between forging and interferring.
Forging is the striking of the underside of a forefoot with toe of a hind foot Interferring is the striking of the supporting leg with the foot of the striding leg What famous stallion has sired and grandsired the majority of the last ten Kentucky Derby winners? Bold Ruler What horse was the first American owned, ridden and trained to win the Grand National? Jay Teump 77 Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: What breed are the following horses: Dr.
Spock, Idle Dice, Saddleback Supreme? Pinto, Thoroughbred, Morgan, respectively Rank the following track conditions from slowest to fastest: heavy, good, muddy, fast, sloppy Heavy, muddy, sloppy, good, fast Forging is most apt to occur at what gait? Trot A devise that wrapped around a horse’s leg and was tied to a stake in the ground has lent its name to a part of the horse’s leg.
What is it? Pastern To definitions of forging as applied to horses are what? Shaping of iron, striking forefoot with hind Who rode “Shadowfax” in The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R.
Tolkien? Gandalf The stallion True Britton sired Justin Morgan.
True Britton was also known by another name.
What was it? Beautiful Bay What class would you expect to see Savage Sam in? Roadster Pony For what riding innovation is Tod Sloan famous? The racing or jockey seat Which direction around the track do race horses run in this country? Counterclockwise What is the sequence of foot falls at the run or gallop starting with left hind? Left hind, right hind, left front, right front What do you call a space or compartment that is enclosed with the horse being loose Box stall Who was the first horse to trot a two-minute mile? 78 inside? A.: Q.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: it? A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: Lou Dillon Spell P R Z E W A L S K I ‘ S H O R S E In common, everyday superstition, why is the horseshoe hung “upside down?” So the luck will not run out At a gallop on a right lead, the next foot to hit the ground after the right fore foot is the what? Left hind foot Dressage, cross country and stadium jumping are all parts of what? Three-day eventing, one-day eventing, combined training The trotter holding the world record was trained and driven by Stanley Dancer.
What horse is Neveles Pride In a race, the second place horse is said to what? Place With which foot does a horse start a right lead canter? Left hind Name three gaits that are four-beat.
Walk, stepping pace, running walk, rack What is the world’s hardest to win steeple chase and where is it held? The British Grand National and it is held at Aintree, near Liverpool, England Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes in record time.
What was the time? 2:24 minutes Name four of the five leading states in racing revenues earned.
New York, California, Illinois, Florida, Kentucky In horse racing, is it better to have showed or placed? Placed Name the officials of a hunt. 79 A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Field Master, Hunt Master, Whippers-In Englishmen drive on the wrong side of the car and the wrong way of the track.
Which way is this? Counterclockwise Give an example where overreaching is most likely to occur.
Jumping or galloping In horse racing term, if a horse and rider showed, what place did they come in? Third Where is the site of the “Spanish Riding School?” Vienna, Austria What is the largest race horse breeding farm in the world? Hanover Shoe Farms A castout stallion from a wild herd is commonly called a what? Dog Soldier T/F A lateral gait is one in which the front foot and opposite hind foot take off and stop at the same time.
False What are two other names for a horseshoer? Farrier, blacksmith Which breeds of horses might use a shadow roll? Standardbred, Thoroughbred Who is the Island Stallion? Flame What country buys most of the horse meat produced and packaged in the U.S.? France What does the term “four in hand” mean? A hitch of four horses 80 Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: What state leads the nation in the total number of parimutuel races? New York A horse standing 14.3 hands tall is how many inches tall? Fifty-nine inches What do you call a space or compartment open at the back, in which a horse is tied at the front end? Tie stall What is the near side of the horse? The left side A well trained horse should walk approximately how many miles per hour? 4 MPH Which common term refers to a horse said to be free from injury, flaw, mutilation and decay? Sound horse The distance of 1/8 mile on a track is commonly called what? Furlong What is the required weight of the saddle and jockey for colts and fillies in the Kentucky Derby? Colts – 126 lbs.
Fillies – 121 lbs.
What color are the horses in a Budweiser team? Bay What team won the gold medal in the three-day event in the 1976 Olympics? United States What is the gait that is slow, short, broken, somewhat uncollected and has a nodding head set? Fox trot During a fire, what is the best thing to do to a horse to get him out of the barn? Blindfold him and lead him as far away from the fire as possible. 81 Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.: Q.: A.:
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