Here’s proof that horses can get into the Halloween spirit too! We decided to share a few or our favorite costumes from Pinterest, and here’s the link in case you want to look at more! Short-necked Giraffe Dragon Spider Scuba Horse
It’s hard to ignore how similar zebras are in comparison to horses. They’re actually both from the same species family and genus, however, you can only find the Zebra in Africa. The most obvious difference are the Zebra’s black and white stripes Aside from location and stripes, but there are many more factors that may set them apart.
So how does a horse see the world? Our understanding of horses’ vision is not yet perfect, but we are starting to understand quite a bit more. So let’s take a moment to look at some of the basics.
For the third part of our series on horse sounds, today we will briefly discuss the neigh. If you would like to view our previous posts on this topic, please check out the post on the snort – and the nicker.
It’s important to understand that every horse is different so the more time you spend with a horse, the better you can interpret their behavior. Still it’s good to make note of some basic horse body language.
It does seem a bit silly how horses can sleep standing up. But there’s a great reason for it. By nature, horses are prey animals – which means they are usually being hunted in the wild. Horses have straight backs, so they can’t get up quickly. If a predator gets close to a sleeping horse while it’s lying down, the …
Like most animals, horses have an acute sense of smell that they regularly employ to provide them with information on what is going on around them. Horses use their sense of smell in a number of different and important ways. Nature equipped horses with a strong olfactory sense that can tell the animal whether a predator is near. All it …
You’d be surprised how much you can gather by observing a horse’s ears. By simply identifying some of these common ear positions, you may be able to figure out what a horse is feeling.
A few weeks ago, we posted on head markings on a horse. This week we take a look at some typical leg markings on horses. These can sometimes be used to identify a horse, or to describe what they look like.
A zorse is the offspring of a zebra stallion and a horse mare. It is a zebroid: this term refers to any hybrid equine with zebra ancestry.The zorse is shaped more like a horse than a zebra, but has boldly striped legs and, often, stripes on the body or neck. So what are some other horse hybrids?