Think you're a horse expert ? Well, let's see if that's true...

This is a very tough quiz and will really test your knowledge about horses. Not meant for any horse specialist, veterinarian, or those who work with horses.
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1
The first horse was a hare-shaped animal about 50 million years ago. What was it ?
  • Mesohippus
  • Pliohippus
  • Equus
  • Hyracotherium
  • 2
    What is the the breed name for the wild horses of Australia ?
  • Brumby
  • Tarpan
  • Przewalski's Wild Horse
  • Mustang
  • 3
    Male horses have canine teeth. Two on the lower and upper jaw.
  • True
  • False
  • 4
    How many pairs of ribs does a horse have ?
  • 20
  • 8
  • 6
  • 18
  • 5
    The normal pulse rate of a horse is...
  • 30-50 beats per minute
  • 50-80 beats per minute
  • 40-60 beats per minute
  • 20-30 beats per minute
  • 6
    Which poisonous plant can kill a horse ?
  • Laburnum
  • Couchgrass
  • Carduus
  • Urtica dioica
  • 7
    You can't indicate a horse's age by looking at their teeth.
  • True
  • False
  • 8
    What is Laminitis ?
  • Inflammation of the sensitive laminae.
  • Production of extra joint fluid.
  • A new bone formed on the wall of the cannon bone.
  • Joint disease
  • 9
    The thoroughbred is said to descend from
  • Arabs
  • Akhal-Teke
  • Mustang
  • Hanoverian
  • 10
    Nowadays, we measure the height of a horse by hands. Orginally, a hand was the width of a man's hand, but it was standardized to...
  • 8 cm
  • 6 cm
  • 10cm
  • 12 cm
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