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Title: True and Interesting Facts About The Horses.


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Horse FactsTrue and Interesting Facts About Horse
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Did you know that Horses cannot vomit and they
can sleep standing? Horses are majestic animals,
but how much do you really know about a majestic
animal? Expand your knowledge with this list of
true and interesting facts about the horse.
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  • 1. Cigarettes are made up of 20 sugar.
  • 2. Cigarettes are the number one traded element
    on the planet.
  • 3. World Smokefree Day is celebrated annually on
    31 May.

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  1. The sale of horse meat is banned California for
    human consumption in 1998.
  2.  The real Horse Head used in the movie The
    Godfather.
  3.  The practice of eating horseflesh is called
    hippophagy.

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  1. The largest horse museum in the world is the
    International Museum of the Horse in Kentucky.
  2.  The horses fastest recorded sprinting speed was
    55 mph.
  3.  The highest horse race speed ever recorded was
    43.97 mph.

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  1.  The gestation period for a mare is 11 months.
  2.  The Dubai World Cup is the richest horse race
    purse in the world.
  3.  The British army has more horses than tanks.

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  1.  The average horse weighs about 1200 lbs.
  2.  Scientists believe that horses have evolved over
    the past 50 million years.
  3.  Ragweed is responsible for more horse deaths as
    compared to other toxic plants.

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  1. Ponies live longer than horses.
  2.  Ponies are small horses.
  3. Mown grass cuttings can cause colic in horses.

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  1.  Horses with pink skin can get a sunburn.
  2.  Horses teeth never stop growing.
  3.  Horses have the largest eyes of any land animal.

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  •  Horses have seven common blood types.
  •  Horses have better memories as compared to
    elephants.
  •  There are total 205 bones in their skeleton.

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  1. Horses have 16 muscles in each ear.
  2.  Horses are herbivores which means they only eat
    plants.
  3. Horses drink at least 25 gallons of water a day.

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  1.  Horses do not have a gallbladder.
  2.  Horses are capable of seeing nearly 360 degrees
    at one time.
  3.  Horse-eating is called Hippophagy.

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  • 31.  Haflinger was the first cloned horse in
    Italy in 2003.
  • 32. Drive-thru staff of McDonalds will not serve
    people if they come on horseback.
  • 33. Domestic horses have a lifespan of around 25
    years.

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34.  A young female horse is called a
filly. 35. A small indent in a horses skin is
called a prophets mark. 36. A male horse is
called a stallion.
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37. A jockey suffered a heart attack during a
race in 1923, but his horse finished and made him
won the race after death. 38. A horses stomach
always makes gurgling noises. 39. A horses knee
joint is the equivalent to a human wrist, and
their hock joint is equivalent to the human ankle.
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  • 40. Arabian horses have 1 fewer vertebrae and 1
    less rib as compared other breeds.
  • 41. All horses and ponies must have a horse
    passport in the UK.
  • 42. About 5000 years ago, Mongolian tribes were
    the first to domesticate the horse.

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