Explore the secret world of horses
Horses are one of the 10 fastest terrestrial animals in the world. The galloping speed of the horse is 70.76 km / h. Top speed reaches 88 km / h when running at full force.
1. Horses have evolved from 45 to 55 million years to turn from a small creature with many toes into the large animal with one toes today.
2. Horses are one of the 10 fastest species of terrestrial animals in the world. The galloping speed of the horse is 70.76 km / h. Top speed reaches 88 km / h when running at full force.
3. The world’s smallest horse is only 43cm high and weighs 26kg.
4. Horses can sleep standing.
5. Roman Emperor Gaius Caligula (reigned from 37 to 41 AD) once ordained his horse as Senator.
6. In the UK, all horses and donkeys must have a horse passport (called the Horse Passport).
7. Depending on breed, management and environment, food, water, today horses have a lifespan of about 25 to 30 years.
8. The longest living horse can be verified as “Old Billy”, a horse that lived in the 19th century with a lifespan of 62 years.
9. Pregnant mares last about 335-340 days. They usually only give birth to 1 child in a pregnancy.
10. While humans have only 4 blood types (O, A, B, AB), dogs have 13 groups, cows have 9 groups and horses have 8 groups.
11. If you eat the following plants, horses can be poisoned, sick, painful or even dead: Yew, dog-tongue grass (extremely poisonous – lethal), Head Fruit, Kite fern hawk, yellow rose flower, flax, lepidoptera, laburnum, poisonous tree, quince tree, laurel tree, lemongrass pepper tree, oak, oleander, potato tree, hydrangea tree, whole bean , Sorghum, Ban grass.
12. Horses love sweet flavors and often refuse to be sour or bitter.
13. Horse skeleton is composed of about 205 bones.
14. The horse used in the movie “The Godfather” is real horse head.
15. The British Army today uses more horses than tanks.
16. In the early years of the 20th century, because vehicles were mainly horses, they caused too much pollution by … excreting manure, so people used cars – ‘green’ means , instead.
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17. Horse-drawn racing was the first Olympic competition in 680 BC.
18. Horses have a wonderful long-term memory, especially in places that once scared them.
19. Horses have the ability to communicate with ears and eyes
20. There are about 350 breeds of horses in the world and all of them are capable of running as fast as athletes in the animal world.