Fun Facts About Horses

Fun Facts About Horses


  1.  On average, a horse's heart can weigh between 7-14 lbs. The largest heart on record belonged to Secretariat weighing in at 22 lbs!
  2. The Average pulse rate is 28-45 beats per minute.

  3. The average horse's head weighs 11 lbs.

  4. A horse can drink up to 10 gallons of water a day.

  5. Horses have 205 bones in their body.

  6. Rabbits are more closely related to horses than to mice or rats.

  7. Horses can not breath through their mouths.

  8. The tallest horse on record was a Shire Named Samson. 21.2 hands (7' 2”).

  9. Horses can see in two directions at once.

  10. China has the most people in the world and the most horses with over 10,000,000.

  11. The male seahorse is the one who gets pregnant and delivers the baby seahorse.