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Oh My Horse, Did You Know?

Quit horsing around and read this!

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Horses' teeth grow throughout their lifetime

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Female horses, a.k.a mares, have 36 teeth while males have 4 more. You can guess their age based on their teeth as horses’ teeth grow throughout their lifetime. That’s a lot of trips to the dentist!

The Oldest Breed of Horse in the World is

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The Arabian horse is the oldest breed of horse in the world. They were bred by the Bedouin desert tribes as early as 3000 to 2500 BC. Back then, they were used as war horses as they could travel far distances and endure harsh desert conditions. Today, Arabian horses are mainly bred for racing and polo. This has become so popular that many a Dubai luxury hotel, the likes of the Desert Palm PER AQUUM has come to feature horse riding and polo sessions among their facilities.

And The Most Beautiful Breed Of The World Is,

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Well according to many on the World Wide Web, the Turkmenistani horse or the Akhal-Teke breed is the most beautiful horse in the world. With its shiny, very golden coat and the slender figure it’s no wonder, just look at that stud!

Fear of Horses

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Ok, maybe this is not about horses themselves. The fear of horses is called Equinophobia or hippophobia. So are you an Equinophobiac? If so, you better stop reading this or you’ll start to experience palpitations, nausea, crying and other symptoms soon.

Horses Can Run Shortly After Birth

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When a baby horse, or a foal is born, it stands almost immediately and can run. Wish I could run away from my problems like that....

Horses Have The Biggest Eyes

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...among mammals that live on land of course. Their eyes are around 5 centimetres, that’s 9 times more when compared to us humans! And because their eyes are on the side of their head they are capable of seeing nearly 360 degrees at one time.

What you looking at huuuman!

Horses Are Great!

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But you already knew that by now. Horses are great, big wonderful creatures though riding them can literally be a pain in the butt. Horses have good memory too. So if you treat a horse kindly it will surely remember your kindness. The horse will even remember the kindness as long as it lives.

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