We all know how amazing horses are. They become our best friends. They understand us. They don’t judge us. They helps us forget our problems when we are out in the fresh air riding them. They are exquisite animals that are capable of so many feats.
Here are some interesting facts about horses which explains a lot!
Did you know – Horses have good memories.
A recent study some incredible results about horse intelligence, especially memory. Not only does our
equine friend understand our words far better than we have previously anticipated, its memory is at least as good as that of an elephant. If a horse is treated kindly, it will remember the person as a friend for as long as it lives. The horse will instantly resume friendship when it sees them again, regardless of how long they have been apart. They also remember places very well—most horses become nervous when they’re taken to a place where they’ve had a startling experience.
Did you know – Horses use a range of different vocalizations to communicate
Whinnying and neighing sounds are elicited when horses meet or leave each other. Stallions perform loud roars as mating calls, and all horses will use snorts to alert others of potential danger. Mares (adult female horses) use deep smooth sounds, whickering, when they are nursing a foal. Horses use their ears, eyes and nostrils to express their mood. They also communicate their feelings through facial expressions.