20 Mindblowing facts about Horse

Mindblowing facts about Horses

Welcome to Animpedia.Horses have been a part of our lives for thousands of years as a truth worthy companions, working animals and athletes in equestrian sport, to name a few.Each breed of horse have its own unique potential and appearance.People choose Horse as their domestic Pet.Many people pets the horse just for fun.Here the list of 20 mindblowing facts about horses that will surely surprise you.

Facts  1 – 10

  • The population of horse around the world is about 60 million including both domestic and wild.
  • Horse can sleep while standing.Horses must lie down to achieve a full restorative sleep cycle for a minimum of 30 minutes per day to avoid sleep deprivation
  • Horses can’t breath directly through their mouth.They can only breath through their Nose
  • Horses have best sense of hearing.They can rotate their ear by 180 degree.Movement of both ear is independent that why they can hear all voices around them without rotating their head
  • Horse age can be estimated through their teeth.The age is although is not accurate but you can estimate their age.
  • Unique horse breed Arabian horse have fewer bone then other breeds.
  • Horses in wild live in small Herd.It can be difficult for horse to live alone.
  • Isolation from con specifics, lack of movement, boredom and excessive and violent training can cause depression for horse.
  • Horses doesn’t vomit due to their strong band of muscle around their esophagus.
  • A single horse can produce 10 gallon of saliva in a single day.

Fact  11 to 20

  • The tallest horse on record was a Shire named Sampson. He was 21.2hh (7 feet, 2 inches) tall. Find out more about the world’s largest horse breeds.
  • Weight of Horse brain(623g) is half of Human Brain.
  • The earliest member of the horse family was the Eohippus, dating back 55 million years.
  • Horse drink minimum 5 gallon of water daily
  • Fear of Horse is Equinophobia.
  • World’s smallest horse breed is the Falabella which ranges between 38-76 cm tall.
  • Riding an ugly horse is illegal in Washington.
  • In New York, it’s illegal to open or close an umbrella in the presence of a horse.
  • Baby of Horse is called Foal
  • Horse can remember Human words and can recall them even if you are away from it.
  • Reflex of Horse are surprisingly fast.Their reaction time (less than 1 second) is faster than a human’s.
  • Horse can graze up-to 17 hour in a day.
  • Horses have bigger eye then any other land mammals.


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