15 Amazing Facts About Horses

Horses are majestic animals, but even you may be shocked by these facts🤔. Here’re 15 interesting facts about horses😉!

#1 The cerebrum of a horses brain is about the size of a walnut.

Its brain only weighs around 22 ounces, making it just half the weight of a human brain.

#2 Like humans, horses have different facial expressions to express their moods.

#3 Horses do not have a gag reflex

Unlike many other mammals, it is impossible for horses to vomit.

#4 There are surprisingly more than 300 different horse breeds in the world!

#5 Horses have their own form of measurement

A "Hand" is a unit of measure equal to 4 inches, used to measure the height of a horse at the highest point of the withers.

#6 The tallest horse ever was over seven hands taller than a normal horse

Sampson was a Shire horse and the tallest on record.

He stood at a staggering 21.2 hands high.

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