Some Cool Facts About Horses

HorseToday I am going to write some Facts About Horses, hoping you all like Horses. Horse is one of those few animals which have been domesticated for a really long time. Horses were domesticated even before 3500 BC. And it was believed that, this domestication took place first in Central Asia. So here is a few fun facts about horses, enjoy reading them.

  • Did you know that a horse can weigh up to almost 1000 Kgs.
  • Horses’ eyes are the largest eyes of all the land mammals.
  • There exist horses which cannot be domesticated at all, these are called wild horses
  • Przewalski’s horse is the only one truly wild horse. That means, these guys ancestors were never domesticated.
  • A Baby horse is called as a foal.
  • Foals can stand up just one hour after they were born, but cannot eat grass for a long time. This is because their legs are too long for their mouth to reach the grass on the ground.
  • Horses are one of those very few animals which can sleep both standing up and lying down.
  • Did you know horses don’t have the collarbone?
  • An average horse will eat around 11 Kg food and drink up to 45 litres of water.
  • A horse sleeps for around 2.9 hours per day.

That’s all for now. I hope you enjoyed reading these facts. If you know more facts about horses, please don’t forget to comment below.

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Plato Puthur is the owner at cool Facts and has been working with websites since 2009. He enjoys playing games on XBOX, browsing through reddit and using Android smartphones. In the free time he crawls through various pages of Wikipedia in his quest for knowledge.
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