12 Fun Facts About Horses

The horse  is one among 2 extant  subspecies of Equus ferus. It’s an perissodactyl mammal belonging to the taxonomical Family Equidae. The horse has evolved over 45 to 55 million years from a little creature, Eohippus to the big, single-toed animal of nowadays. Humans began to domesticate horses about 4000 BC and it is believed their domestication have been widespread by 3000 BC.

Fun Facts About Horses

Fun Facts About Horses

12 Fun Facts About Horses :-

  1. Horses will sleep both lying down and standing up.

    Fun Facts About Horses

    Fun Facts About Horses

  2. Horses will run shortly after birth.

    Fun Facts About Horses

    Fun Facts About Horses

  3. Domestic horses have a lifetime of about 25 years.

    Fun Facts About Horses

    Fun Facts About Horses

  4. A horse named ‘Old Billy’ in 19th century  is claimed to have lived 62 years.
  5. Horses in their skeleton have around 205 bones.

    Fun Facts About Horses

    Fun Facts About Horses

  6. For over 5000 years Horses are domesticated.
  7. Horses ar herbivores (plant eaters).
  8. Horses have larger eyes than the other mammal that lives on the land.
  9. Because horse’s eyes are on the aspect of their head they’re capable of seeing nearly 360 degrees at only once.Fun Facts About Horses
  10. Horses gallop at around 44 km/h (27 mph).
  11. The quickest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 km/h (55 mph).

    Fun Facts About Horses

    Fun Facts About Horses

  12. Estimates recommend that there are around 60 million horses all over the world.

    Scientists believe that horses have evolved over the past 50 million years from a lot of smaller creatures. A male is termed a stallion. A horse is termed a mare. A young male is termed a colt. A young female horse is termed a Filly. Ponies are little horses.

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