Breeds of Horses

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Horses are four legged animals that have had a long relationship with humans. They were once a major form of transportation for humans. They also performed many jobs for humans over the years. The scientific name for horse is Equus ferus caballus. There are over 300 different breeds of horses. …

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Wild and Domesticated

Horses and humans have an ancient relationship. Asian nomads probably domesticated the first horses some 4,000 years ago, and the animals remained essential to many human societies until the advent of the engine. Horses still hold a place of honor in many cultures, often linked to heroic exploits in war. …

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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.   Horses can sleep both lying down and …

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