Sunday, October 4, 2009


Horse (Equus caballus or Equus ferus caballus) is one of ten modern species of mammals of the genus Equus. This animal has long been one of the important livestock economically, and has an important role in transporting people and goods for thousands of years. Horses can be ridden by a man with a saddle and can also be used to draw something, such as wheeled vehicles or plows. In some areas, horses are also used as a source of food. The horses are mild, such as the Arabian horse, Morgan, Quarter Horse, Paint and Thoroughbred can weigh approximately 590 kg. Horses are "heavy" or load horses, such as the Clydesdale, Draft, Percheron, and Shire can weigh up to 907 kg.

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