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HORSE

Equus caballus

Family: Equidae

Origin: North America/ Eurasia

Lifespan: 30years

Reproduction: After 11 months of maternity, the female (Jennet) gives birth to a foal.

Nutrition diet: Herbivore (grass, hay and cereals…)

Description: The origin of the horse goes back 60 million years ago. At this period it measured 30 to 40 cm and weighed 5 to 6kg, it also had several fingers to each limb. With evolution horses only have one hoof today. 300 different species of horses currently exist around the world. They can sleep standing as well as lying.