Fascinating facts about horses

In the beginning The horse belongs to the taxonomic family Equidae and is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus, or wild horse. The first horse, Hyracotherium (Eohippus), appeared in the Eocene. It is the earliest member of the family equidae, which includes all extinct horses and the modern genus Equus. The wild horse… Continue reading Fascinating facts about horses

Fun Horse Facts for Kids

Polk Reading with Rescues Program at at Hope Equine Rescue in Winter Haven, Florida.

Hey, it's Patsy, back in the saddle here at Tuesday's Horse. School is in full swing. How about some horse facts for kids first? Horse Facts for Kids • Horses can sleep both lying down and standing up. • Horses can run shortly after birth. • Domestic horses have a lifespan of around 25 years.… Continue reading Fun Horse Facts for Kids