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Horses are beautiful
and interesting animals. They are often used in movies as a hero’s
main mode of transportation, they are considered very powerful due
to their use in old times of war, they can be shown at special shows
and awarded prizes, and they are so fast that people use them to
make wagers. Below are some other interesting facts about this
magnificent animal that you may not have known before.
When a horse seems
“off” or is limping, it is often diagnosed as a leg problem when
in fact it is often a back or hip problem.
colour-blind. They see objects in black, white, or shadow form.
When a horse looks at colour, that object appears as either
black or white.
Mounting a horse
from the left side is from ancient Greek times. Greek armies
used to carry their swords on the right side, which made it
impossible for them to mount a horse on the same side.
In the United
States, 1.9 million people own horses.
Foals are most
often born at night. This is true of both wild and domestic
foals but it’s because the wild foal’s pack is more likely to be
stationery at that time.
Just like people,
most horses are right or left handed. The side that is strongest
will be their “good” side. This is why some horses don’t get
along with some people. It’s just a bad combination of “good”
sides and “bad” sides.
If a horse’s shoe
is even the tiniest bit off, it can cause the horse recurring
back, neck, and shoulder problems.
A horse’s shoe is
not set at a straight angle. The shoe is set depending on the
angle of the horse’s leg as well as the way the horse moves.
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