Horses are one of the most useful and valiant mammals out there. They look beautiful and appeal to our eyes. Every horse has a different personality. They have a different color on their bodies and live through life differently. Some are very active and is wants to walk, run, and do activities around while some want to lay on the green grass under the sun and relax. However, we must not confuse their laziness with a lack of athletic demeanor. Each horse is athletic and can run faster than you can imagine.
We know that horses have been on this planet for the last fifty billion years. Some people said that initially in ancient time’s people domesticated horses and used them for various purposes, mainly in Asia. The history of horses depicts their transformation over time. While at the very beginning of their existence, they were small and not as strong as they are now. Researchers and scientists have performed several permutation and combinations to see what would be the outcome.
Facts About Horses
They Can Sleep Standing Still
Isn’t it surprising? Unlike many other mammals, horses have the unique ability to sleep or relax even while standing. That explains why they are always rising, and we have no clue what’s going on.
Horses Can See 360 Degrees
To ride on a mammal that can see both the front and back can feel reassuring. Horses have the most prominent eyes of all animals of their species. Their eyes are different, and somehow their right side eye can see everything from the front and back of the right and vice versa. Get this cowboy hat and go for a walk with your horse.
Horses Can See Better At Night
You thought only cats and dogs could do that? Well, here’s another pet you would want to add to your list. Horses do have a problem recognizing purple and blue, but they can see more precise than humans at night, which makes them excellent transport at night.
Horses Have Very Small Brain
This shouldn’t be so surprising because, given the structure of the head shape, one can figure out. They have approx. 36-40 teeth depending on their sex, and they take about more than half the place in the head. However, you must not confuse a small brain with less understanding or sense. They are smart and understand emotions as well as humans do.
They Are Always Alert
It is a known fact they prefer to stay in herds. It is their way of staying safe. Even during the night when all of them are fast asleep, one of them will remain awake to guard them. This speaks a lot about the horse and how they like to treat their family.
You Can Guess Their Mood
Horses are excellent in showcasing their emotions. However, you must not confuse them to be happy when they show their teeth. They are merely sniffing.
Besides all of these, you would like to know that they can run in double their original speed if they want to.