Flicka

Horse Breed Project

Breed

The horse from Flicka is Mustang

What was the horses purpose or job? Why are they well known?

Mustangs are often considered a wild breed.

How tall are they in hands? Weight?

The average height for a mustang 4ft 7in (13.5 hands), the average weight is 750 pounds

5 facts about this breed

-This breed is pregnant for about 11 months

-Not fully mature for 5 years

-The name mustang comes from the Spanish word ustengo, it means ownerless horse or stray horse.

-Group of female mustangs are called a harem

-Often referred to as a wild breed, but that fact is debated.