Do you know the diet for racehorses?

A racehorse needs 9 kg of hay per day, and they need 45 liters of water to digest. Water helps create acid in the gut to dissolve grass, lack of water, grass can clog the intestine, causing congestion pain and may require medical intervention. To combat dehydration, many children are fed a special food that […]

Stories about male and female horses (Part 1)

Male and female horses live in the same barn. Every day, they are ordered by their owners to do many things: towing wagons, carrying things, pulling plows, etc. They are close like two friends who carry the fate of horses with the chorus: working, eating, resting, working for the rest of life. However, when the […]

Why do Japanese people like to eat raw horse meat?

Horse meat does not taste as good as beef or pork, but its nutritional content is much higher. For many countries, horses are more of a companion than a food to humans. Therefore, they were very surprised to learn that Japanese people love horse meat, especially raw food. Horse meat is a red meat, most […]

Learn about horse reproductive properties (Part 2)

Horse characteristics average about five and a half a litter, so the number of horses is not as much as other types of animals, moreover, keeping horses also requires more elaborate care. You can look at the state of health, milk quantity, and development of the foal to know whether a mother horse is good […]

Learn about horse reproductive properties

Horse characteristics average about five and a half a litter, so the number of horses is not as much as other types of animals, moreover, keeping horses also requires more elaborate care. You can look at the state of health, milk quantity, and development of the foal to know whether a mother horse is good […]

Horse’s heat cycle and all you need to know (Part 2)

Males are of sexual age at the period of 36 to 40 months, but stallions are mated after 48 months of age. The odd expression when the horse curls its upper lip and raises his teeth to look like a big smile, is in fact part of the flehmen reaction. It is just the act […]

Horse’s oestrus cycle and all you need to know

The oestrus cycle is also referred to simply as the controlled estrus when a mare is acceptable to a stallion, and helps the body prepare the mare for conception. Usually mares are male (in heat) once a year, this usually happens in spring or summer. The period of the mare is normally heat-resistant in warmer […]

South African zebra behavior you should know (Part 2)

South African zebras usually live in small groups, with a ratio of one male – five females. With a weight of 240 – 372 kg, the South African zebra is considered a magical symbol of South Africa. South African zebras are also the longest living horse with a lifespan of 25 years or more and […]

South African zebra behavior you should know (Part 1)

Also known as the mountain zebra or Cape zebra, the South African zebra is distributed in the mountains and highlands (at an altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level) in South Africa. These horses are herbivores only and occasionally bushes, so they can survive in desert and semi-desert conditions. Due to its distribution in high […]

What do you know about the horse’s digestive system?

The horse’s digestive system has a great influence on the diet of the horse, their digestive system will affect the choice of food, time to eat, what to eat, their eating habits, and other related issues. Tooth system A horse’s teeth are fully developed, usually around the age of five, it has between 36 and […]