10 Facts You Never Knew About Horses

Horses have accompanied us for hundreds of years; they have been our friends, our companions and our means of transportation. They are undoubtedly clever animals. These animals use their nostrils, eyes and ears to express their mood, horses can also express their feelings through body language and facial expressions. They have better senses of hearing and smell than us, and can sleep both standing up and lying down. This list contains some more incredible facts about horses you probably don’t know.


Hippophobia is a persistent and abnormal fear of horses. Individuals suffering from hippophobia may be scared of ponies, donkeys and mules.


The horse is responsible for the most deaths from animals every year in Australia. Around 20 individuals die yearly in horse riding accidents in Australia.