Horses Facts

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The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph). Most gallop at around 44 kph or 27 mph.
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The teeth of a horse can help determine their age. A horse’s teeth never stop growing.
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There are an estimated 60 million horses in the world, combining wild and domesticated horses.
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Donkeys and horses are often crossbred. The baby of a female horse and a male donkey is known as Mule.
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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.
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Violin bows are commonly made from horse hair.
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Baby horses can walk and run after just a few hours of being born.
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Domestic horses can read human emotions, such as sadness or nervousness, even before we’ve even consciously registered them.
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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.
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Ponies are small horses.
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Horses and cows are unable to vomit.
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Horses can sleep while standing.

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