Western Etiquette Welcome to the Ultimate western knowledge quiz. Think you know your western skills? Try your skills with this quick quiz. 1. When at a western show, what hand are the reins usually held in? Left Both Right Doesn't matter2. Which of the following phrases describes the pattern of the plug race? Running around outside of barrels holding a flag Weaving through six poles Down and around one barrel Running a cloverlead pattern around three barrels3. Which of the following is one of the most common breeds used for western riding? Westphalian Irish Sporthorse Hanoverian Quarter Horse4. What piece of tack is optional at western shows? Saddle Bridle Headstall Breast collar5. Which of the following things does a western saddle have that an English saddle does NOT have? Cantle Stirrups/Irons Seat Horn6. In English riding, this gait is called a canter. What is it called in western? Run Loop Gamble Stretch7. Before a show, what body part of the horse is usually clipped or shaved to give a cleaner appearance? Forehead Muzzle Withers Rump8. In western shows, what do most female riders have their hair in? Loose Tucked under the helmet Two side braids Bun or ponytail, with cover9. What attire is worn on the rider's legs and is commonly fringed? Leggings Chaps Shorts Jodhpurs10. In place of irons, what does a western saddle have? Foot-holds Holes Bell Stirrups LoopsTime is Up!