We know you love horses. But did you know that they have the biggest eyes of any land animal? Do you know how fast they can go, or how tall (or small) they can get? What about the way their backs move… or rather, don’t move?
The following Infographic on Amazing Horse Facts was created by The Farrier Guide, an informative resource to education and employment in the farrier field.
Here’s just some of the horse trivia you’ll discover:
- Horses have the largest eyes of any land animal
- A horse’s back cannot bend
- Horses can sleep both lying down and standing up
- The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 55 mph
- Just like a toenail, a hoof is continually growing
- There are about 75 million horses in the world
- The largest horse ever recorded was 7 feet 2.5 inches and 3,360 lbs
- The smallest horse ever recorded was only 14 inches and 20 lbs
- The fear of horses is known as equinophobia
Of course, you want to take good care of this unique animal. Jeffers Equine carries everything you need to ensure the health and happiness of your horse.