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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Interesting and funny facts about horses

Here are some of the interesting and funny facts about horses that I have collected.
  • Horses cannot vomit.
  • You should always be careful when you are in front or behind a horse because these are the blind spots for horse.  A horse can easily kick you if you are in front or behind a horse.  
  • The brain of a horse is of the size of a potato.
  • Horses existed since some 50 million years!
  • The kids of horses are born with legs of 90% of their adult length.
  • The oldest horse that ever lived till now is 62 years and died in year 1822.
  • Foals can stand one hour after they are born
  • There are 75 million horses in this world.
  • The smallest horse that was born was only 35 cms. tall and was named "Little Pumpkin". 
  • The tallest horse recorded till now is 2.13 meters high and weight 1300 kilo grams.
  • Horses drink at least 25 gallons of water per day. It is more when the climate is hotter.
  • The ears of a horse point to where they are looking.
  • Do you know that the teeth of a horse never stop growing.
  • Horses have great long term memory.
  • The horses can see two different images with its two eyes.
  • A horse sleeps only 3 to 4 hours per day.
  • Horses have 7 blood types.
  • One front leg of a horse is smaller than the other one.
  • Horses live upto the age of 20 to 25 years

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