Most People Can’t Solve This Horse Riddle – Can You?

We love a good riddle – it gets your brain working and is the perfect midday distraction! We have collected a series of mind-bending questions to test your brainteaser skills! Challenge yourself and see if you can figure it out. This puzzle is more difficult than you think and you have to look carefully to find the solution.

The quiz below is a brainteaser that will challenge your entire brain power. If you get stuck, don’t worry: We have put the solution down below. However, give it a real try and don’t peek! Are you ready? Let’s go!

Can you get the solution? Let’s see how fast you are

Do you have an idea already? Really take a closer look to make sure, your theory is right. A man buys a horse for $50. He then sells it for $60. The next day, he buys the horse back for $70. Only to sell it again for $80. So, did the man end up making or losing money? Or did he break even?






So, how sharp is your brain? Let’s find the solution together

Let’s talk about the solution.

  • The man buys a horse for $50 so he is in a deficit of 50 Dollar in the beginning.
  • Now he sells the horse for $60. -50$ + $60 = A profit of $10
  • The next day he buys the horse again for $70. Which means his profit of 10 Dollar will be reduced by 70 Dollar. So he has a debt of 60 Dollar.
  • In the end, he sells the horse for $80. -60$ + 80$ = ?

Did you get it? Awesome! Continue to check your solution below.


The solution is: The man profited $20. He made a profit of 10 Dollar every time he sold the horse.

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