Thursday, August 11, 2011

How about a Horsey Name game on Paint Party Friday


"He's a Pistol." 11 x 14 Acrylic



So you think your pretty sharp when it comes to TV and Movie Land?  Let’s see if you’ve been really paying attention.  Take this quiz and see just how many horse names you know.  Yes, I said horse, you didn't think it would be easy did you?  So lets gets to it, scoring and answers at the end, so don't peek!

1.     What was the name of Zorro’s Horse?

2.     Remember the show that began with the William Tell Overture? Who was that masked man? I think you know who he was, but what was his horse’s name?

3.     And that Lone Ranger would be lost without his faithful sidekick, Tonto.  What was Tonto’s horse’s name?

4.     What was Wilbur’s Post’s horse’s name?  Hint:  He talked.

5.     John Wayne had many a horse but what was the name of the one he rode in the movie “True Grit.”

6.     The old cowboy star Gene Autry sang about Rudolf, but can you remember his horse’s name?

7.     Roy Rogers was a popular cowboy star, but his horse was even more popular. When the horse died Roy had him mounted in a rearing pose.  What was his horse’s name?

8.     What was Dale Evan’s horse’s name?  For those who don't know she was Roy's better half.

9.     Gumby, remember him? If you do, then you know he has a horsey pal. What was his name?

10.  On the show Mash, what was Colonel Potter’s horse’s name?

11. What was the Cisco kid’s horse’s name?

12. Before Liz Taylor married multiple times she played Velvet Brown in the movie National Velvet…. what was her horse’s name?

13.  What was the name of the horse based on Anna Sewell’s novel, “Black Beauty”?  Ok, that was a freebie in case you didn’t notice.

14. Xena, warrior princess named her horse after cornstarch?  Not really but what was his name anyway?

15. On the show “Seinfeld,” what was the name of Aunt Manya's imaginary pony?

ANSWERS:

1.     Tornado ,  2.  Silver,  3.  Scout, 4.  Mr. Ed,  5.  Beau,  6.  Champion,  7.  Trigger,  8.  Buttermilk,  9.  Pokey,  10.  Sophie,  11.  Diablo,  12. Pie,  13.  Black Beauty, 14.  Argo,  15.  Edmund


Scoring

13-15 correct:  Fantastic, you get the blue ribbon and the loving cup.
 9-12 correct:  Good job, I see you’ve been paying attention to everything galloping on your TV screen
6-8 correct:  Time to hit Netflix for some old movies and shows
3-5 correct:  Seriously?  That’s all you could come up with?
1-3 correct:  Give it up-- guess the only horses you are interested in are under your cars hood.

Be sure and check out all the other fantastic art to be found at PAINT PARTY FRIDAY and tell em...Secretariat (Va. triple crown winner)  and Crystal sent you.  Thanks again to our wonderful hosts, Kristin and Eva!  

24 comments:

laurie said...

7 - 9,, i guess I need Net Flix,, beautiful paintinmg!!

Carrie'sCreations said...

Lovely painting!! And I'm not even going to attempt the game I'm afraid I'm not up on my horse trivia:(

Wanda said...

How fun, and I only got three!!! Guess I don't know my horses!

You painting is so outstanding. Love the grass, fence and trees in the backgroud. Beautiful composition...

craftattack said...

Oh dear, I didn't do very well - I must start watching those old films again! Valerie

Liz Revit said...

Crystal, your painting is beautiful, and your post is filled with lots of fun facts. I'm not that savvy when it comes to this subject matter. So, I'm glad you posted the answers.

Have a great weekend!

Gloria said...

Love your horse and you do know a lot about horses. I liked your post with all the info. I do remember Trigger and then that talking horse, Mr. Ed, tee hee. Great painting. Happy PPF!

maddyrose said...

Your painting is wonderful, as always. Well, it's official, I'm just not good with names. I got 2 correct but I could "see" each of the horses, just couldn't think of their names. I'm that way with people too. Happy PPF

Christine said...

beautiful painting! Sorry, I'm no good at horse quizzes though.

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Love your painting ~ game was fun ~ but I am not very good at them ~ enjoy the weekend ~^_^


namste, Carol ^_^ (Share the Creative Journey)

Faye said...

Love the horse painting, but I didn't do well on the quiz.

Netty said...

Wonderful painting and am ashamed to say I didn't know one of them....hanging my head in shame....Enjoy the weekend and Happy PPF, Annette x

Craftymoose Crafts said...

This was a really fun post crystal! Have a great weekend!

SHERI C said...

Fun TRIVIA game and BEAUTIFUL artwork. As a felow horse artist I really admire your work! HAPPY PPF!

Magic Love Crow said...

Love the painting, but do I have to tell you how I did on the quiz??? ;o))) Have a great day!

Jaime Haney aka ArtsyFartsy.Me said...

Ah! what a fun post, but I only got Trigger right. Your painting is beautiful :)

carlarey said...

There was a time I probably could have gotten all of these...

Love this week's paintng.

Anne said...

Wow! I did terribly with this quiz. And I do love horses. Oh well.

Your painting is beautiful. Love his patterns.

Happy PPF!

Joni Nickrent said...

Love your painting...beautiful! Didn't do so great on the horse questions, but fun stuff for sure! POP ART MINIS

NatashaMay said...

Darn! I have no idea! I gues I never payed much attention to the names. :) Great one today!

Geckostone said...

Crystal, this is a riot! I'm still on the floor laughing because the only one I got right was Pokey! What does that tell ya, lol!!!!Thanks for such a fun post!!! Deb

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Only got two but I´m going to look all the rest up. :D

Cameron said...

That sure was fun! Love your painting, too! Scout was my fave of the 2 horses on Lone Ranger...love pintos!

Fallingladies said...

I only knew a couple, sadly. great post!

EVA said...

I love the painting but I wasn't very good with the name game. :S

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