The horse (Equus ferus caballus) a proud and strong willed animal that has been around since a bit after the dinosaurs and before Jesus. We domesticated the horse around 4000 BC and almost all horses are now kept as domestic animals by humans, whether they like that arrangement or not.
“I shot the sheriff!”
The only remaining truly wild horses are the cute little wild Przewalski’s Horse which is unfortunately endangered, mostly because we have driven it to the point of extinction and tried to breed it out of the history books. We humans used horses for everything in the past such as in war transport (we now drive 4×4), farming and of course food, and in some countries horses are still used largely in agriculture, for food and transport… poor things.
Fat boy Mule
These days horses are commonly used in Western regions in sports, police work and we even make pharmaceuticals from the urine of pregnant horses (weird). Yes the horse has been our friend and protector for longer than we can remember, so why oh why do we persist on making this beautiful magnificent creature look like a dumb ass (pardon the pun).
Here are 10 reasons horses want to kick your head off!
1. Insider Shot
“Your not exactly Da vinci are ya honey?”
Claire can usually be found blogging about green issues and electric cars.