Here are some interesting random General Knowledge facts about Horses .
- Horses are able to sleep standing up and lying down: They are able to enter light sleep and doze while they are standing.They have adapted to this condition as lying down makes its vulnerable to predators.
- The total number of horses in the world are about 75 million.: More than 300 herds of horses are there in the world today.
- Horses communicate in many ways which include vocalizations like nickering ,mutual grooming and body language. It uses its body parts like tail for communication.
- Domestic horses have a lifespan of 25 years.Some horses live beyond 30 years.
- Horses reach full adult development at five.
- A male horse is called stallion,female horse is called mare , a young male horse is called colt and young female horse is called filly.Small horses are called pony.
- Horse gallop at an average speed of 40 to 48 kilometers per hour.
- Horses sleep two to three hours a day.