10+ Facts About Horses

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Horse Bones

Horses have 205 bones in their skeleton.

Horse Population

Estimated, around 60 million horses populate the Earth!

Horse Tricks, With Humans

People can have such a great bond with horses that they can stunt and do tricks off of them! As shown in the video!

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America's Got Talent 2015 S10E06 The Wild West Express Kids Perform Acrobatic Trick Horse Riding

Horse Saliva?

Horses produce around 10 GALLONS A DAY! That's a lot of saliva!

Flehmen Posture

Flehmen Posture is a technique horses use to smell better. They use this to smell things and simulate the smell they smell.

360 Vision

Horses do have 360 vision, but they have blind spots, blocking so they can not see there back side. Making it highly dangerous to stand behind them, unless you really know your horse.
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Chinese Zodiac

Horses are one of the 12 Chinese zodiac signs! Anyone born in the year of the horse is seen to embody the characteristics of the animal, namely intelligence, independence and a free-spirit.

The Przewalski’s horse

The Przewalski’s horse is the only truly wild horse species still in existence! The only wild population is in Mongolia. There are however numerous populations across the world of feral horses e.g. mustangs in North America.

Chestnuts

Horse chestnuts are normal, healthy growths found on most horse's legs. Chestnuts appear on the front legs of a horse above the knee, or on the back legs of a horse below the hock. They can be large or very small. Some people call horse chestnuts "night eyes."

Works Cited

Websites

"Fun Horse Facts For Kids." Science Kids. Science Kids, 1 Feb. 2016. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.


"What Are Some Horse Facts." CowboyWay. CowboyWay. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.




"45 Most Random, Amazing and Bizarre Facts about Horses." Double D Trailers. Double D Trailers. Web. 15 Apr. 2016.





"45 Most Random, Amazing and Bizarre Facts about Horses." Double D Trailers. Double D Trailers. Web. 15 Apr. 2016.


Videos



America's Got Talent 2015 S10E06 The Wild West Express Kids Perform Acrobatic Trick Horse Riding. Perf. Demi, Griffith Brohters. 2015.


Photos



APPALOOSA HORSE. Digital image. Yotube. Web. 15 Apr. 2016.


Austin - Gypsy Vanner Horse Stallion. Digital image. Youtube. Web. 15 Apr. 2016.



Sold Horses | Hiddenacres's Blog. Digital image. Hidden Acres TWH. Web.

Foals

Foals can walk hours after birth!

Eyes

Horses have the biggest eyes of all the mammals!