HORSE

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The horse (Equus ferus caballus) one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus, or the wild horse. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammalbelonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature into the large, single-toed animal of today. Humans began to domesticate horses around 4000 BC, and their domestication is believed to have been widespread by 3000 BC. Horses are herbivores with a digestive system adapted to a forage diet of grasses and other plant material, consumed steadily throughout the day. Horses cannot vomit, so digestion problems can quickly cause colic, a leading cause of death. n the past, horses were considered unintelligent, with no abstract thinking ability, unable to generalize, and driven primarily by a herd mentality. However, modern studies show that they perform a number of cognitive tasks on a daily basis, meeting mental challenges that include food procurement and social system identification. They also have good spatial discrimination abilities Studies have assessed equine intelligence in the realms of problem solving, learning speed, and knowledge retention.

Cold Race Horses: horses are calm, resilient some of these horses are.

  • Percheron
  • Shire
  • Breton
  • Ardennes
  • Frison