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Horse facts presentation-estelle&liezl 287

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Horse facts presentation-estelle&liezl 287

  1. 1. Horses By: Estelle Fernandez and Liezl Ceniza
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 8. Bibliography www.pets4homes.co.uk www.returntofreedom.org www.en.wikipedia.org www.whateats.com www.sciencekids.com

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