The horse is a large herbivore that lives in a herd when in a natural environment. The highly social nature of this animal is the foundation from which we can start understanding its behaviour around humans and other pets. Horse owners, breeders and trainers are all committed to really learning how to handle and communicate with this equid when it is part of a domestic setting. Keep reading to get an insight on the equine behaviour and how to build a safe and healthy relationship with your horse.
Horses are among the strongest and most intelligent animals on the planet and, partly because of these qualities humans have started domesticating them around 4000 BC. If you’re considering buying or adopting a horse this article will give you a useful insight on how to best care for such an amazing species.
Horses are among the most powerful and intelligent animals on the planet, best known for their speed which can reach up to 40-48 km/h. When you decide to adopt or buy a horse there are numerous questions you should ask yourself before committing to such a responsibility. Among these, what will be the best diet for a healthy and active horse. Keep reading to get some useful information on this wonderful animal and its dietary requirements.
The horse is one of the strongest animals known for its effortless elegance and intelligence. There are more than 300 breeds of horse around the world and they all differ in physical and temperamental traits. Despite being fairly large animals with an average weight of approximately 830-2200 lb, horses are mostly known for their remarkable speed.
The Appaloosa is an American horse breed best recognised for its colourful spotted coat pattern which is a genetical factor for this type of horse. These horses come in a variety of body types with an average weight of around 430-570 kg and average height of approximately 142-163 cm. Keep reading to learn more about this unique horse breed.
A Thoroughbred is a hot-blooded horse breed specifically bred to race and famous for its agility, speed and spirit. Despite the use of the word "Thoroughbred" to describe any breed of purebred horse it technically only refers to the Thoroughbred breed. If you're seriously considering the purchase of a Thoroughbred you'll want to know every aspect that will help you choose the perfect horse.