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Interesting Facts About Horses

Horse Facts Horses, zebras and donkeys belong to the same genus, and hence can breed with one another. A horse has 4 gaits: =jack Walk zorse 4 - 5 miles per hour Trot Ehinny zedonk 8 - 12 miles per hour Lope 12 - 16 miles per hour A horse's head weighs Gallop 11.84 pounds on an average 26 - 32 miles per hour Poe, a horse who lives in Ontario, Canada, is reported to be the tallest horse, measuring 20.2h at the withers! He stands almost 10 feet tall when he's holding his head high. There are more than 350 breeds of horses in the world Foal Male or female horse less than 1 year old. Yearling A horse's heart weighs Male or female horse between 1 and 2 years old. 10 Colt pounds on an average Male horse between 2 and 4 years old. A year is added to a horse's birthday on January 1st (Northern Hemisphere) and on August 1st (southern hemisphere) irrespective of their actual birth date. Their actual birth date is considered only when they are going to be used for endurance riding. Filly Female horse between 2 and 4 years old. Stallion A non-castrated male horse older than 4 years. Mare A female horse older than 4 years. Gelding A castrated male horse older than 4 years. A fully grown 1000 Ib horse will Horses can sleep standing up. eat between 16 - 26 Ib of food drink 10 - 12 gal of water Some people have a fear of horses. It is called Equinophobia Little Pumpkin is the smallest pony in history it stood high at 14 inches and weighed 20 Ibs. 14 Falabella of Argentina, is the smallest breed of horses. They do not grow more than 30 inches in height. 30 Old Billy was the oldest recorded horse who lived to the ripe old age of 62 Twitter: Facebook:

Interesting Facts About Horses

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If horses fascinate you as much as they fascinate me, you are on the right page! You will definitely find something here that you didn't know before! More precisely, this infographic shows you all inf...








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