5 Interesting Horse Facts
- The horses eye is the largest of any land mammal.
- When horses look like they are smiling, there are actually engaging in a technique called ‘Flemhen’ which is a special nose enhancing technique which allows them to determine whether a smell or taste is good or bad.
- Horses cannot vomit
- Horses sleep whilst standing up because of the ‘Stay Apparatus’ of the front legs and the ‘Check Apparatus’ of the hind, which is the function of tendons and ligaments which lock their major joints which support the horse whilst asleep.
- A horses memory is as good as an elephant!