How Do Horses Protect Themselves?


Horses have a natural instinct to run when their in danger. If horses have to protect themselves, their best weapon are the legs. Those powerful legs will ward off any threat.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Perissodactyla Family: Equidae Genus: Equus Species: Equus caballus
The Horse (Equus caballus) is a sizeable ungulate mammal, one of the seven modern species of the genus Equus. It has long played an important role in transport, whether ridden or used for pulling a chariot, carriage... More »
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