The Horse – Wonderful Creature

The horse is a domestic and faithful animal. It is very trusted to its master. It is very strong and runs very fast. Its legs are slim but strong adequate to run miles at one go without any break. It is a very noble animal. Its sound is neigh. It is famous for its beauty and strength. The scientific name of the horse is Equus caballus.

The horse is a four-footed animal. Its body is covered with glossy hair. It has a mane on its neck. It has two eyes and two cars. It has no horns: Its hoofs are not divided. They can sleep both while standing and lying down. It is a tall animal and comes under the mammal category. They sleep several times at intervals during the day. It is about five feet high. Its power of smelling and hearing is very strong.

Horses are of many colors and kinds. They are white, black, red and of mixed colored. Arabian horses are famous all over the world. The horse is found everywhere in the world. It lives on grass, gram, wheat, maize, bran, etc. Generally, they are herbivores animal that is, they feed only on vegetation – grasses, grains, and lives in a shed called as stable. Grams are its preferred food. Whenever it is hungry and sees its master or the groom, he neighs. The average life expectancy of a horse is between 25 to 30 years. The horse is a very gentle and faithful animal. It does well to its master. The Arabia horses are well-known for their aptitude, quickness, and strength. Australian horses are tall and strong.

It is very useful to us. It draws cart and carries the load. People ride on the horse. People used a horse in the war in the past time. It is used in war, circus, races, etc. The horses are used by farmers in ploughing the field. Sometimes, the army and the police are seen riding on horses. It is also used in races. As a useful animal, it is next to the cow. Horses are extraordinary creatures that have lived with the man or thousands of years. So we should take care of this useful gentle and strong animal.