- There are almost 160 species of horses in the world (Equusferuscaballus), while the Arabian horse is the oldest breed and is accepted as the ancestor of all other purebreds.
2.Humans began to tame horses about 4,000 years ago in Egypt and Asia.
3.Horses can sleep both standing and lying down.
4.Horses can discern human emotions through sound.
5.Horses can live as long as 50 years.
6.The horse’s brain is as large as a medium-sized potato and twice as light as the human brain, which is surprising with the small brain of this large animal.
7.Horses use their tails to demonstrate their current state of mind.
8.The drawings of the horses found in the caves are about 17,000 years old.