Category: horse

Despite spending half his career in the saddle, Clint Eastwood…

Despite spending half his career in the saddle, Clint Eastwood is allergic to horses.

Upon the death of the greatest racehorse of all time,…

Upon the death of the greatest racehorse of all time, Secretariat, scientists discovered the horse had a heart twice the size of the average horses.

Photo :  Bob Coglianese / wikimedia

Horses can communicate with humans by pointing to symbols….

Horses can communicate with humans by pointing to symbols. Researchers trained the horses to understand 3 symbols which meant “blanket on,” “blanket off,” and “no change.” After training they were tested in different weather conditions and researchers found the choices matched the weather.

Domestic horses can tell when humans are sad from their facial…

Domestic horses can tell when humans are sad from their facial expressions.

After a stable boy misspelled the name of the thoroughbred…

After a stable boy misspelled the name of the thoroughbred “Potatoes,” the horse’s name was named “Potoooooooo,” (“Pot” followed by eight “o”s), and also spelled “Pot-8-Os,” “Pot8Os,” “Pot8O’s,” or “Pot 8 Os” in various sources. In 27 years “Potoooooooo” won 30 races and sired five winners.

Photo : British Museum

In 2015, a Louisiana man was arrested for drunkenly riding his…

In 2015, a Louisiana man was arrested for drunkenly riding his horse on a highway. While detained, he said, “The horse knows the way home” and the sheriff concluded it didn’t constitute a DUI.

Photo : Brett Buffington / Twitter

This is an American Bashkir Curly Horse.

This is an American Bashkir Curly Horse.

When going to battle Rajputs would fashion false trunks for…

When going to battle Rajputs would fashion false trunks for their horses, making them appear to be baby elephants which the enemy’s elephants instinctively would not attack.

This horse was stuck in the mud. Its owner, Nicole Graham, held…

This horse was stuck in the mud. Its owner, Nicole Graham, held its head for three hours, until help arrived, so it wouldn’t suffocate.

Picture: Peter Ristevski/Geelong/news.com.au

American soldiers paying tribute to all the horses that lost…

American soldiers paying tribute to all the horses that lost their life in World War I, 1918