While their stripes might make them look different than a horse, they can still be trained to do the same things from trail riding to competing in shows. However, they scare easily and tend to run away from perceived danger more abruptly than a horse. They are also more defensive when they feel stressed or threatened.
They are known to have almost 360 degree vision with the exception of a blind spot in front of their nose and directly behind them. The zorse's large pricked ears give it incredible hearing.
Like their celebrity look-a-like, they have long noses and large nostrils that give them a keen sense of smell.