Interesting facts about horses

The horse has long been considered the noblest of creatures. And this is not surprising: she has been man’s best friend since about 4000 BC. Horses traveled with man everywhere, and also participated in battles. 1. The largest eyes among all land animals belong to horses. 2. A foal is able to run a few hours after birth. 3. In the old days, it was believed that horses do not distinguish colors. In fact, this is not the case, although they see yellow and green colors better than purple and purple. 4. A horse’s teeth take up more space in its head than its brain. 5. The number of teeth differs in females and males. So, a horse has 40 of them, and a horse has 36. 6. A horse can sleep both in a lying position and standing up. 7. From 1867 to 1920, the number of horses increased from 7,8 million to 25 million. 8. The view of the horse is almost 360 degrees. 9. The fastest horse speed (of recorded) was 88 km / h. 10. An adult horse’s brain weighs approximately 22 ounces, about half the weight of a human brain. 11. Horses never vomit. 12. Horses love sweet tastes and tend to reject sour and bitter tastes. 13. The body of a horse produces about 10 liters of saliva per day. 14. A horse drinks at least 25 liters of water a day. 15. A new hoof in a horse is regenerated within 9-12 months.

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