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In 1923, a jockey suffered a fatal heart attack while riding, but his horse finished and won the race, making him the first and only jockey to win a race after death.
There are an estimated 60 million horses in the world, combining wild and domesticated horses.
Horses can sleep while standing.
Donkeys and horses are often crossbred. The baby of a female horse and a male donkey is known as Mule.
Horses and cows are unable to vomit.
When Abraham Lincoln was a small child, he was kicked in the head by a horse, and it was thought that he was dead for several days.
Baby horses can walk and run after just a few hours of being born.
Ponies are small horses.
Violin bows are commonly made from horse hair.
Domestic horses can read human emotions, such as sadness or nervousness, even before we’ve even consciously registered them.
The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph). Most gallop at around 44 kph or 27 mph.
The teeth of a horse can help determine their age. A horse’s teeth never stop growing.

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