Answers To Fun Facts

Answer to Fun Fact from November 2022 News Flash
Question: The Pony Express provided mail service between what 2 states?
Answer: Missouri and California


Answer to Fun Fact from October 2022 News Flash.
Question: Mustangs are descendants of domesticated horses from where?
Answer: Spain


Answer to Fun Fact from August 2022 News Flash.
Question: What does a BLUE Ribbon tied to a horses tail mean?
Answer:  Horse is a stallion.


Answer to Fun Fact from July 2022 News Flash.
Question:  What does a Green ribbon tied to a horses tail mean?
Answer:  An inexperienced horse.


Answer to Fun Fact from May 2022 News Flash.
Question: Do wild horses live longer than domesticated horses?
ANSWER: No.  It is rare for a wild horse to live beyond 20 years.


Answer to Fun Fact from April 2022 News Flash.
Question: What does it mean when a horse blows in your face?
Answer: It’s a sign they trust you and treat you as part of their family.


Answer to Fun Fact from March 2022 News Flash.
Question: What does it mean if a horse nudges you?
Answer: He is showing you affection.


Answer to Fun Fact from February 2022 News Flash.
Question: To compete in a foreign country’s Olympic Equestrian events, a horse needs a health certificate and what else?
Answer: A Passport.


Answer to Fun Fact from January 2022 News Flash.
Question: Today’s Mustangs are not considered “Wild” horses. What are they called?
Answer: Feral


Answer to Fun Fact from November 2021 News Flash.
Question: Which horse breed has 1 less rib, 1 less lumbar vertebrae, and 1 less tail bone?
Answer: Arabian


Answer to Fun Fact from October 2021 News Flash.
Question: When were horses 1st brought to North America?
Answer: 16th Century


Answer to Fun Fact from September 2021 News Flash.
Question: Horses are Ungulates. What does this mean?
Answer: Ungulates are hooved animals.


Answer to Fun Fact from August 2021 News Flash.
Question: How long does it take for a horse to regrow a new hoof?
Answer:  9 to 12 months


Answer to Fun Fact from July 2021 News Flash.
Question: Do some breeds of horses live longer than others.
Answer: Larger breeds tend to have shorter lives than smaller breeds.


Answer to Fun Fact from June 2021 News Flash.
Question: How much does a horse’s brain weigh?  Hint: It’s ½ the size of a human brain.
Answer: 22 ounces


Answer to Fun Fact from May 2021 News Flash.
Question: How many breeds of horses are there in the world?
Answer: 300


Answer to Fun Fact from April 2021 News Flash.
Question: How much water does a horse drink on an average day?
Answer:    25 Gallons


Answer to Fun Fact from March 2021 News Flash.
Question: Sampson, a Shire horse, was the tallest on record. How tall was he?
Answer: 21.2 Hands


Answer to Fun Fact from February 2021 News Flash.
Question: The fastest horse on record could run how fast?
Answer: 55 MPH


Answer to Fun Fact from January 2021 News Flash.
Question: The average horse can run how fast?
Answer: 27 MPH


Answer to Fun Fact from December 2020 News Flash.
Old Billy died at the age of 62.


Answer to Fun Fact from November 2020 News Flash.
Shire horse 21.2 hands


Answer to Fun Fact from October 2020 News Flash.
Shades of blue, green and gray


Answer to Fun Fact from September 2020 News Flash.
Yes,  They get lonely if kept alone.


Answer to Fun Fact from August 2020 News Flash.
The same color as their mother.


Answer to Fun Fact from July 2020 News Flash.
The Morgan horse was named after Justin Morgan.


Answer to Fun Fact from June 2020 News Flash.
Yes, if they have pink skin.


Answer to Fun Fact from May 2020 News Flash.
Smelling,  A technique known as “Flehman”


Answer to Fun Fact from April 2020 News Flash.
To better see predators at a distance.


Answer to Fun Fact from March 2020 News Flash.
The Arabian appeared 4,500 years ago.


Answer to Fun Fact from February 2020 News Flash.
Sixteen (16) muscles.


Answer to Fun Fact from January 2020 News Flash.
To promote the humane treatment of horses.


Answer to Fun Facts from December 2019 News Flash.
Answer: 27 MPH


Answer to Fun Fact from November 2019 News Flash.
A whinny is a greeting.  A snort is announcing potential danger.


Answer to Fun Fact from October 2019 News Flash.
Shock absorber and pumps blood back up the leg.


Answer to Fun Fact from September 2019 News Flash.
About ten (10) pounds.


Answer to Fun Fact from August 2019 News Flash.
Three hundred (300) different breeds.


Answer to Fun Fact from July 2019 News Flash.
So they can see almost 360 degrees.


Answer to Fun Fact from June 2019 News Flash.
The Arab appeared 4,500 yeas ago.


Answer to Fun Fact from May 2019 News Flash.
Twenty-seven (27) mph, with the fastest horse at 55 mph.


Answer to Fun Fact from April 2019 News Flash.
Sixteen (16)


Answer to Fun Fact from March 2019 News Flash. 
The most dominate female leads.  The stallion protects the herd.


Answer to Fun Fact from February 2019 News Flash.
They have the ability to raise and lower their hair layers, creating warm air pockets. 


Answer to Fun fact from January 2019 News Flash.
False – Horses can only breath through their nostrils.