75 Horse Riddles

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Do you like horses? Better yet do you know a lot of horse facts? Well, here are some horse riddles for kids to test your knowledge of all things horses! See how many you can answer correctly while having fun with friends.

Riddles are a great way to spend time with friends while testing your knowledge of a certain topic. They’re also a lot of fun, especially horse riddles! So, why not give them a try? We love sharing riddles while on long car rides or while passing time at a restaurant waiting for our table. Next time you find you are a few minutes together as a family and want to spend time together having fun pull up these riddles.

If you want to see how good you are at other riddles check out 80 Computer Riddles for Kids, 75 Thanksgiving Riddles For Kids They’ll Gobble Up! and 100 Magical Disney Riddles For Kids.

Horse Riddles

horse riddles for kids with horse on card on white background
  • Q: Thirty white horses on a red hill. First, they champ, then they stamp, then they stand still. Teeth
  • Q: A horse is tied to a fifteen-foot rope and there is a bale of hay 25 feet away from him. The horse however is still able to eat from the hay. How is this possible? The rope wasn’t tied to anything.
  • Q: A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed three days, and rode out again on Friday. How did he do that? His horse was called Friday.
  • Q: An iron horse with a flaxen tail. The faster the horse runs, the shorter his tail becomes. What is it? A needle and thread.
  • Q: A man buys a horse for $60. He sells the horse for $70. He then buys the horse back for $80. And he sells the horse again for $90. In the end, how much money did the man make or lose? Or did he break even? The man makes $10 with each sale, therefore he earns a total of $20
  • Q: What horse eats no oats and has wheels for legs? A bicycle.
  • Q: I am a type of animal some say that I have a long face. I’m very good at running fast so people ride me in a race. A horse
  • Q: Why did the farmer’s horse go over the mountain? He couldn’t go under it.
  • Q: What do you call a clean Appaloosa? Spotless.
  • Q: What do an egg and a horse have in common? They must be broken before use.
  • Q: What type of horse can jump higher than a house? All of them. Houses can’t jump!
  • Q: Why did the farmer ride his horse to town? It was too heavy to carry.
  • Q: How long should a racehorse’s legs be? Long enough to reach the ground.
  • Q: Why was the crazy racehorse so upset? He was saddled with a lot of problems.
  • Q: Why did the farmer’s horse go over the mountain? He couldn’t go under it.
  • Q: What would you put on a horse that was going out at night? A satellite.
  • Q: What has two arms, 2 wings, 2 tails, 3 heads, 3 bodies and 8 legs? A man on a horse holding a chicken.
  • Q: In the father’s will, he states that his sons must race their horses, and the son with the slowest horse will receive the father’s entire fortune. The two sons race, but never finish it, as they deliberately slow their horses. After visiting an oracle, the sons race the horses as fast as possible. What did the oracle tell them? Swap horses.
  • Q: What is as big as a horse but doesn’t weigh anything? A horse’s shadow.
  • Q: I am a type of animal some say that I have a long face. I’m very good at running fast so people ride me in a race. Horse
  • Q: A stallion’s a male. A female is called a mare. You can ride on one of these on a carousel at a fair. Horse
  • Q: On the head and neck of these creatures. You will see that they have quite long manes. It’s best not to hold on to those though instead you should hold on to their reins. Horse
  • Q: I am a tall animal. I run with a lot of force. I also canter or trot. You can ride me – I’m a _ _ _ _ _.. Horse
  • Q: When you startle one of these off it gallops like a shot. Once this animal’s slowed down it will then canter or trot. Horse
  • Q: You might sometimes see this animal with a jockey riding on its back trying to run as fast as it can while going round and round a track. Horse
  • Q: Before there were cars and trains, this was how people got around. They’d get up on a saddle take its reins and then hooves would pound. Horse
  • Q: I might be found on a farm but I’m not known as swine. I run round in a field and I’m known as equine. Horse
  • Q: If you live next door to this animal, it’ll hopefully be a good neigh-bor! Horse
  • Q: I have four legs but I’m not a dog. I can run fast but I’m not a cheetah. I like carrots but I’m not a rabbit. I have a mane but I’m not a lion. I can be ridden but I’m not a motorcycle. What am I? Horse
  • Q: What always goes to bed with its shoes on? A horse
  • Q: Why did the horse go to the doctor? For hay fever
  • Q: Why did the horse wake up with a headache? Because at bedtime, he hit the hay
  • Q: Why did the pony get sent to his room without supper? He wouldn’t stop horsing around.
  • Q: Why was the horse in so much pain? Because he was a Charlie horse.
  • Q: You rode on January 1st 1996 to Seattle where you rode back on January 1st 1996 but while there stayed for 2 days how is that possible? Your Horse’s Name is January 1st 1996!
  • Q: What’s a mare’s favorite continent? North aMAREica!
  • Q: Why is a pony like a person with a sore throat? Because they are both a little hoarse.
  • Q: There was a man who went on a trip to Mexico. The whole, round trip took four days. But he went on Wednesday and came back on Wednesday. How could this be? His horse’s name was Wednesday.
  • Q: Why is a horse with a sore throat twice as sick as any other animal? Because he is then a hoarse horse.
  • Q: What is a horse’s favorite sport? Stable tennis
  • Q: What sickness do cowboys get from riding wild horses? Bronchitis (bronc-itis).
  • Q: A horse is on a 24 foot chain and wants an apple that is 26 feet away. How can the horse get to the apple? The chain is not attached to anything.
  • Q: What is it that has six legs, two heads, and flies? A man on Pegasus.
  • Q: What do you call a giraffe winning a horse race? A longshot
  • Q: What would happen if tarantulas were as big as horses? If one bit you, you could ride it to hospital!
  • Q: A man wants to travel to New York from Miami on horse, this travel would normally take about seven days, but yet he left on Monday and arrived on Monday, how can this be?  The horse’s name was Monday.
  • Q: A white horse jumps over a tower and lands on a priest, who immediately disappears from the landscape. Where did this take place? On a chessboard.
  • Q: How are pigs and horses alike? When a pig is hungry he eats like a horse, and when a horse is hungry he eats like a pig.
  • Q: When do vampires like horse racing? When it’s neck and neck.
  • Q: Why did the horse cross the road? Because somebody shouted hay!
  • Q: What do you call a promiscuous pony? A Little Whorse!
  • Q: What do you call a horse wearing Venetian blinds? A zebra!
  • Q: What did the momma say to the foal? Its pasture your bedtime!
  • Q: What does it mean if you find a horseshoe in the road? Some poor horse is walking around in his socks!
  • Q: What do you call a horse that lives next door? A neigh-bor!
  • Q: What’s the difference between a horse and the weather? One is reined up and the other rains down!
  • Q: When does a horse talk? Whinny wants to!
  • Q: Why did the farmer ride his horse to town? It was too heavy to carry!
  • Q: What type of horse can jump higher than a house? All of them. Houses can’t jump!
  • Q: Why did the boy stand behind the horse? He thought he might get a kick out of it!
  • Q: What type of horses only go out at night? Nightmares!
  • Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horses mouth? A mechanic.
  • Q: What do you give a sick horse? Cough stirrup!
  • Q: What did the dude say after his first horseback ride? I never knew anything stuffed with hay could be so hard!
  • Q: If a king sits on gold, who sits on silver? The Lone Ranger
  • Q: What is a horse’s favorite type of trail? A Bridle path.
  • Q: What is the best way to mount a horse? How should I know, I’m no taxidermist!
  • Q: How do you catch a unique horse? Unique up on it!
  • Q: When is a horse not a horse? When he turns into a barn.
  • Q: What has four frogs but doesn’t croak? A horse of course!
  • Q: What is a horse’s favorite TV show? Mr. Ed.
  • Q: What is a horse’s favorite football team? The Colts.
  • Q: What happened to the blonde polo player? Her horse drowned.
  • Q: Why did the horse cross the road? Ask the rider.
  • Q: What does every horse and rider do at the same time? Grow older.

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