and sporadic facts regarding horses have come to light. These are the top 20.
Much, really. Some may only appear to weigh a few hundred pounds
, but others may weigh as much as 2,200 pounds (998 kg).
Not all horses have been tamed historically. They roamed freely until around 6,000 years
ago, at which point they were domesticated to aid with daily chores like farming
transportation. With the advent of the Industrial Revolution, horses gave way to machinery.
The horse we see and know today developed from an ancient species.