Answers to Fun Facts

Answer for Fun Fact from the June 2017 NewsFlash.

A horse can rotate its ear 180 degrees.


Answer for Fun Fact from the July 2017 NewsFlash.

A quarter horse can run approximately 55 mph.


Answer for Fun Fact from the August 2017 NewsFlash.

It is 8 to 12 breaths per minute.


Answer to Fun Fact from the September 2017 NewsFlash.

Adult male horses have 40 teeth and adult female horses have 36 teeth.


Answer to Fun Fact from the October 2017 NewsFlash.

100.5 degrees F


Answer to Fun Fact from the November 2017 NewsFlash.

Goats were used to keep race horses company.  Sometimes a competitors goat would be stolen the night before a race to unsettle the horse and get an advantage on the race.


Answer to Fun Fact from the December 2017 NewsFlash.

General Robert E. Lee 


Answer to Fun Fact from the January 2018 NewsFlash.

14.2 hands (14 x 4″ + 2 inches) or 58 inches measured at the withers.


Answer to Fun Fact from the February 2018 NewsFlash.

The frog acts like a shock absorber and also helps pump blood back up the leg.


Answer to Fun Fact from the March 2018 NewsFlash.

They use your shoulder as a chin rest.


Answer to Fun Fact from the April 2018 NewsFlash.

He is looking in 2 different directions at the same time. That’s why his eyes are on the side of his head.