Horse Animal Facts

Horse Animals are the beauty of the universe lets know about them an interesting and amazing facts. Also know about types, kindes, livings and eatings.

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  • The highest race horse speed ever recorded was 43.97 mph (70.76 km/h).
  • The smallest horse in the world is just 17 inches (43 cm) tall and weighs 57 lb (26 kg).
  • Horses can sleep standing.
  • The Roman Emperor Gaius Caligula made his horse a senator.
  • An individual horse has a peak power output of 14.9 horsepower.
  • In the UK, all horses, ponies and donkeys must have a horse passport.
  • The practice of eating horseflesh is called hippophagy.
  • Dogs have 13 blood types, horses have 8, cows have 9 while Humans only have 4.
  • The Horse Head used in the movie "The Godfather" was real.
  • Darwin suggested the appendix may have been used for digesting leaves. This theory is supported by koala and horse appendixes which do just that.
  • Horses cannot throw up.
  • Animals, including pigs, horses, and even insects, could be tried and convicted of crimes for several centuries across many parts of Europe.
  • Traffic in central London moves at the same speed as horse-drawn carriages a century ago.
  • McDonald's drive-thru staff won't serve people if they come on horseback.
  • The modern British army has more horses than tanks.
  • In 1923, a jockey suffered a fatal heart attack but his horse finished and won the race, making him the first and only jockey to win a race after death.
  • In the early years of the 20th century, horses were causing so much pollution with their poop that cars were seen as the "green" alternative.