Animals

Amazing facts about horses!

1- You can generally tell the difference between male and female horses by their number of teeth: males have 40 while females have 36 (but honestly, most us are going to use the much “easier” way).

 

2- Horse hooves are made from the same protein that comprises human hair and fingernails.

 

3- Horses can sleep both lying down and standing up.

 

4- Horses use their ears, eyes and nostrils to express their mood. They also communicate their feelings through facial expressions.

 

5-  A horse can see better at night than a human. However, it takes a horse’s eyes longer to adjust from light to dark and from dark to light than a human’s.

 

6- Horses like sweet flavors and will usually reject anything sour or bitter.

7- Horses with pink skin can get a sunburn

8- You can tell if a horse is cold by feeling behind their ears. If that area is cold, so is the horse.

9- Horses are social animals and will get lonely if kept alone, and they will mourn the passing of a companion.

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