Horse Facts – Interesting Facts About Horses

Interesting Facts About Horses

Male horse is called stallion, while female is called a mare.

Young male horse is called a colt, while young female is called a filly.

Small horses are called as ponies.

During WWI more than 8 million horses died. Of those who survived, most were sent to Belgium butchers regarding them as unfit for any other purpose.

First horses were domesticated by Asian nomads some 4,000 years ago.

Horses are clever animals.

Przewalski’s horse is the only wild horse whose ancestors were not domesticated. Now this animal exists only in captivity.

Horses are not colorblind. But they are better at seeing greens and yellows than violets and purples.

Domestic horses have an average lifespan of 25 years.

British army is having more horses than tanks.