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
What is the use of a horse’s
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.
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.
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
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..
Some other facts about
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.