Horse-Related Fun Facts of the Day

  • Horse hooves are made of the same type of protein that human hair and fingernails are made of.

  • Horses are capable of seeing 360 degrees at one time.

  • Scientists say that the first known ancestor of the horse, referred to as Eohippus, lived 50 million years ago and had four padded toes on the front legs and three padded toes on the rear legs.

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