In our last article on horse facts we covered some really amazing and little known facts. In this article we are going to cover a few more fun horse facts that are either uncommon or widely known. We are sure you are going to love them. Learning about this extremely loyal friend of humans is always interesting. We will try to keep our facts small and simple so that you can understand them quickly. So, let us begin.
Interesting and Fun Horse Facts: 1-10
1. In general, domesticated horses live up to 25 years. — Source
2. Old Billy, a horse from 19th century lived for 62 years. — Source
3. Stallion is the name of a male horse. Mare is the name of a female horse. Colt is the name of a young male horse. Filly is the name of a young female horse. — Source
4. There is only one species of truly wild horse that lives today. It is Przewalski’s horse. — Source
5. The only wild population of Przewalski’s horse can be found in Mongolia.
6. There are several other feral horse populations like North American Mustang. However, these populations are not true wild horses.
7. All domestic horses come from just one species. However, there are 400 different types of breeds. These different breeds have different specializations. For example, racing or pulling wagons. — Source
8. All horses, domestic or wild – they are all grazers and herbivores.
9. Haflinger mare was world’s first cloned horse. It was a female horse. The clone was made in 2003 in Italy. – Source
10. Horses are sweet lovers. They reject food that is bitter or sour. – Source