Kingdom : Animalia
                    Class : Mammalia
                 Family : Equidae
  Scientific Name : Equus Caballus

                      Size : 142 - 163cm 
                                  (56 - 64in)
                 Weight : 380 - 550kg 
                                  (840m - 1,200lbs)
           Top Speed : 64km/h (40mph)
            Life Span : 25 - 30 years
 
                Colour : Brown, White, Black
           Skin Type : Hair
Special Features : Long, thin legs and 
                                long mane and tail
  1. Horses have evolved over a period of 50 million years.
  2. They have evolved from small animals with many toes to the single toed, big beautiful animal
  3. They are domesticated across the world for transportation, battle and many other reasons.
  4. The adult female horse is called a mare and a young female is called a Filly.
  5. The adult male horse is called a Stallion and a young male is called a Colt.
  6. The baby horse that hasn’t been weaned is called a foal.
  7. The height of a horse is measured in hands, with 1 hand being around 4 inches,
  8. The Horses have hoofs which are made of horn and vary in color.
  9. The white hoofs are known to be more brittle than pigmented ones
  10. There are more than 300 breeds of horses, all of them being bred for different purposes.
  11. They are bred for pulling wagons, riding, as pets and some for guiding blind people.
  12. They have excellent 360-degree hearing and almost 360-degree monocular sight.
  13. Interestingly, they also have a well-developed sense of taste and are known to sort through grasses.

 

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