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Fun Horse Facts for Kids

Check out our fun horse facts for kids and enjoy learning a wide range of interesting information about horses.Find out the difference between a colt and a filly, read about horses funny sleeping habits, how fast they run and much more.
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Horses can sleep both lying down and standing up.
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Horses can run shortly after birth.
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Domestic horses have a lifespan of around 25 years.
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A 19th century horse named ‘Old Billy’ is said to have lived 62 years.
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Horses have around 205 bones in their skeleton.
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Horses have been domesticated for over 5000 years.
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Horses are herbivores (plant eaters).
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Horses have bigger eyes than any other mammal that lives on land.
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Because horse’s eyes are on the sideof their head they are capable of seeing nearly 360 degrees at one time.
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Horses gallop at around 44 kph (27 mph).
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The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph).
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Estimates suggest that there are around 60 million horses in the world.
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Scientists believe that horses have evolved over the past 50 million years from much smaller creatures.
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A male horse is called a stallion.
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A female horse is called a mare.
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A young male horse is called a colt.
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A young female horse is called a filly.
*.Ponies are small horses. More pony facts.


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