What Type of Horse Would You Ride as a Cowboy?

By: Heather Cahill

What Type of Horse Would You Ride as a Cowboy?
Image: Wiki Commons by Mikel Ortega

About This Quiz

There's nothing like taking a long, relaxing ride on the back of your horse. There's nothing but you, your horse and the open road ahead of you. For a cowboy, a horse is more than a trusted furry friend, but also a work partner as well. When a cowboy needs to go somewhere or work on the farm, they know they can turn to their horse to help them out. Ready to find out which breed of horse would be the perfect match for you?

There are so many horses to choose from, but every breed has something in common. They all have the potential to create an unbreakable bond with you! As a cowboy, you would spend a lot of time with your horse. You want to make sure that you're a good match for each other. Maybe the Appaloosa is the perfect horse for you, or maybe the Arabian is the best match. If you're looking for a quick answer, then you'll have to get ready to take this quiz!

So, get ready to step into the shoes of a cowboy for the day and tell us about yourself. Then we'll tell you which horse breed is perfect for your cowboy needs!

Even cowboys need jobs! What would your job as a cowboy be?
A rancher
A bar keeper
A banker
A gunsmith

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Would you get along with the sheriff?
Absolutely. He's my neighbor!
We get along fine.
If we keep apart, then there is no issue.
No, we're enemies.

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It's time to relax. Where would you spend your night after a long day?
At home with my family
Outside
In the barn
The Saloon

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As a cowboy, would you travel?
I would stay close to home.
Only if I had to
I'm very open to it.
Traveling is all I know.

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Time to pick a homestead. Where would you live?
In the countryside
In the forest
In town
Wherever I make a camp that night

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Everyone has their own riding style. Would you ride Western or English?
I prefer Western.
I like to ride English.
Either is OK for me.
Western is the only way for me.

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Would you have a significant other?
Yes
I would like to have one.
If I find the right person.
No, I'm always away.

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What about a family of your own?
Absolutely, I want to have a large family.
I'd like to have a small family.
It would be nice to have one, but I'm not going to push it.
No, I live a life of travel.

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Every cowboy needs a method of defense. What would be your choice of weapon?
Double barrelled shotgun
Rifle
Revolver
Knife

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Which cowboy do you look up to most?
Hopalong Cassidy
The Lone Ranger
Kitty Canutt
Doc Holliday

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If you could visit any state, which would you most like to visit?
Montana
Colorado
Alaska
Texas

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What is your weakness?
My family
My pride
My attitude
I don't have a weakness.

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Of the following, what is your favorite?
A cowboy hat
A saddle
A wagon wheel
Tumbleweeds

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How would you protect yourself and your family?
I'd keep them inside while I dealt with the issue.
I would call in the sheriff.
I would take my family away from the danger.
I'd do it myself.

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Sometimes you can get into some trouble. Would there be a bounty out for you?
Never
Only if I committed a crime by accident
There might be.
Yes

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How accurate would you be with a gun?
I can hit my fair share of targets.
No
I'm not the best shot.
I'd always hit the target.

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Are you always around to help out a neighbor?
Always
If they need me, of course.
Sometimes, but I work a lot.
No

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Time to show off your style. What would your cowboy hat look like?
Cattleman
Straw hat
Derby
Pinched front

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What style would your cowboy boots be?
Work boots
Riding boots
Roping boots
Western boots

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Get ready for some music! Would you play an instrument?
The guitar
The fiddle
The piano
The harmonica

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Would you strive to be a legendary cowboy?
That's not my goal.
Not really, but if it happens, it happens.
I wouldn't be opposed to it.
I want to be like Davy Crockett.

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Most cowboys love a good rodeo. Would you take part in rodeos?
Probably not
Sometimes
Absolutely
No

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You can always participate or watch. Which rodeo event is your favorite?
Barrel racing
Pole bending
I'm not a fan of rodeo events.
Bull riding

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What word would you use to greet someone?
Howdy
How are ya doin'?
Howdy, partner.
I wouldn't greet anyone I didn't know.

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Many cowboys were interested in this once-booming industry. Would you have taken part in the Gold Rush?
Probably, I have a family to feed.
If I felt the need to
No, I've got a secure and high-paying job.
Definitely

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What is your best personality trait?
My protectiveness
My adventurous spirit
My work ethic
My fearlessness

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Of course, every cowboy needs their horse. Would you have any other animals besides a horse?
Cattle
I wouldn't.
Ponies
A mule

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Enjoying a nice drink can be a treat. What is your favorite drink of the Wild West?
Rye
I'm not a drinker.
Bourbon
Whiskey

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Which country singer is your favorite?
Reba McEntire
Other
Johnny Cash
Merle Haggard

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It's time for your legacy. What would you be known for as a cowboy?
My empathy
My humor
My wit
My devious ways

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