Horses questions This is a list of recently added questions about horses. What is the average life span of a horse?20-30 years. The modern domestic horse has a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years. Uncommonly, a few animals live into their 40s and, occasionally, beyond. The oldest verifiable record was "Old Billy", a 19th-century horse that lived to the age of 62.Created by: Sophie Lethermananimals riddles »hard 55% 5-10 years5-10 years31210-20 years10-20 years223720-30 years20-30 years420130-40 years30-40 years799 What is a species of wild horse?Przewalski's horse. Nicolai Przewalski found the only species of wild horse in Central Asia in 1881 and so it was named Przewalski's horse. Most "wild" horses today, such as the American Mustang or the Australian Brumby descended from domesticated animals. In contrast, Przewalski's horse has never been domesticated.Created by: globalquiz.orgzoology riddles »very hard 36% mustangmustang2566Przewalski's horsePrzewalski's horse1624zebrazebra109ArabianArabian123 Mules are generally known to have fertility problem. How often do mules give birth to a healthy offspring?Very rarely. Mules are considered infertile, but there have been more than 60 documented cases of foals born to female mules around the world (some of them were even DNA-tested to verify the motherhood). There are no recorded cases of fertile mule stallions.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »hard 46% usuallyusually484about 50% chanceabout 50% chance1630very rarelyvery rarely4025nevernever2560 Who was driving the famed zebra carriage in London?Walter Rotschild. The 2nd baron of Rotschild was a keen zoologist. He owned the largest zoological collection ever amassed by a private individual: 2,250,000 butterflies, 300,000 bird skins, 30,000 beetles, as well as thousands of specimens of other animals. He sponsored many explorers and scientists, hence many animals species are today named after him. In his will, he donated the collection to the British Museum. It was the greatest accession which that institution has ever received.Created by: globalquiz.orgmuseums riddles »hard 46% Queen VictoriaQueen Victoria1511Walter RotschildWalter Rotschild4861Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber3347StingSting840 What horse breed is the largest?Shires have held the world records for both largest overall horse and tallest horse at various times. The breed was valued during the Middle Ages, but the increasing role of gunpowder brought an end to the use of heavy horses in battle. Oliver Cromwell's cavalry favored lighter, faster mounts and the big horses began to be used for draught work instead.Created by: globalquiz.orghorse breeds riddles »hard 42% ShireShire2404OldenburgOldenburg838HolsteinerHolsteiner1316FriesianFriesian1038 What type of horse is best for show jumping?Warm-blooded. Hot-blooded breeds like Thoroughbred and Arabian are good for racing, but too small for high jumping. Cold-blooded are slow and heavy. Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »hard 42% hot-bloodedhot-blooded112warm-bloodedwarm-blooded207cold-bloodedcold-blooded57could be anycould be any114 How is Arabian horse classified?Light saddle. Arabs are light and quick racehorses - called also hot-blooded. Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »hard 56% cold-bloodedcold-blooded669light saddlelight saddle5826draftdraft3019depends on its agedepends on its age831 What breed is that?Arabian. With a distinctive head shape, arched neck and high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable horse breeds in the world. Many Arabians appear to have a "white" hair coat.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »average 68% ArabianArabian7180thoroughbredthoroughbred1679Belgian WarmbloodBelgian Warmblood818It's not possible to tellIt's not possible to tell733 What unit is used to measure horses?Hand. Horses and ponies are measured by hands (1 hand equals 4 inches).Created by: globalquiz.orgunits riddles »hard 50% footfoot85handhand161inchinch20yardyard56 Play nature quiz and see all the questions.