interesting facts about Horse


interesting facts about Horse:

interesting facts about Horse

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  • A Male horse is called a stallion

  • Scientists believe that horses have evolved over the past 50 million years from much smaller creatures

  • The fastest recorded speed of a horse is 88 kph

  • Horses gallop at around 44 kph

  • "Horses" are herbivores

  • Horse can sleep both standing up and lying down

  • Horses can run shortly after birth

  • Domestic horses have a lie span of around 25 years

  • Estimates suggests that there arw around 60 million horses in the world

  • A young male horse is called a colt

  • A female horse is called a mare

  • Horses have bigger eyes than any other mammal that live on earth

  • Horses have been domesticated for over 5000 years

  • Horses have around 204 bones in their skeleton

  • A 19th century horse named old billy is said to have lived 62 years

  • Horses cannot throw up

  • Darwin suggested the appendix may have used for digesting leaves . This theory is supported by koala and horse appendixes which do just that

  • The horse head used in the movie The Godfather was real

  • Dogs have 13 blood types horses have 8 cows have 9 while humans only have 4

  • The practice of eating horseflesh is called hippophagy.

  • In the UK all horses ponies and donkeys must have a horse passport

  • An individual horse has a peak power output of 14.9 horse power

  • The Roman Emperor Gius Caligula made his horse a senator

  • Horses can sleep while standing

  • The smallest horse in the world is just 17 inches ( 43 cm ) tall and his weight was only 57 pounds ( 25.5 kg )

  • The highest race horse speed over recorded was 43.97 mph ( 71 km/h)

  • In the early years of the 20th cetury horses were causing so much pollution with their poop that cars were seen as the green alternative

  • The modern British army has more horses than tanks

  • McDonald's drive thru staff won't serve people if they come on horseback

  • Traffic in central London moves at the same speed as horse drawn carriages a century ago

  • Animals including horses and even insects could be tried and convicted of crimes for several centuries across many parts of Europe

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