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Horse facts presentation-estelle&liezl 287

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  • 1. Horses By: Estelle Fernandez and Liezl Ceniza
  • 2. What is a horse’s first reaction to a threat? A horse’s first reaction to it’s threat is to flee. Even though they are said to stand where they are and to defend themselves.
  • 3. What is the use of a horse’s mane? The mane keeps the neck warm. When it is raining, water runs through the mane and does not hit the neck. If the horse has shelter this also happens.
  • 4. How do horses communicate? Horses communicate by making a low pitched sound called a ‘nicker’. Domesticated horses sometimes use this sound to welcome their owner.
  • 5. How can you tell if a horse is a stallion or a mare? A female horse, mare has an udder between their hind legs. Male horses, stallions don’t.
  • 6. Did you know... * Horses were first domesticated at about 4,000 to 5,000 years ago. * Horses are herd animals which means that they live in groups. * Most wild horses would satisfy to live in open areas, where grass is mostly found, or everywhere. * Horses eat grass, twigs, and some plants. They forage their food which means that they look everywhere for their food..
  • 7. Some other facts about horses... A baby horse is called a foal. To make horses go faster the horse gets whipped by the whip! Horses are herd animals which means they live in groups. A horse’s first instinct or reaction may help it to create a bond between a horse and a human.
  • 8. Bibliography www.pets4homes.co.uk www.returntofreedom.org www.en.wikipedia.org www.whateats.com www.sciencekids.com