Horse Trivia

Sometimes our horses delight us, sometimes amuse us, and sometimes they exasperate us, but they always amaze us.  Did you know…

The horse has the largest eyes of any land animal.  

Horses are not color blind but they do have a limited range of color vision, seeing mainly in the yellow, brown, and gray ranges.

Horses cannot breathe through their mouths.

Horses drink up to 10 gallons of water a day and produce approximately 10 gallons of saliva a day.                                                                                                                 

The average horse’s heart weighs about 9 or 10 pounds (Secretariat’s was estimated at 21 pounds).

A horse’s brain is about the size of a baked potato.







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