Did you know horses sleep while standing up? They also lay down to sleep on occasion, but horses get most of their rest while standing up. Why do you think this is important? And how come they don’t fall over when they fall asleep?
Have you ever heard people talk about how many ‘hands high’ a horse is? What does that mean and how, exactly, do you measure a horse? Learn more about what this means and how to figure out how many hands tall you are.
Was there a time when you were a bit afraid of a big horse? Miniature horses are loving and sweet and perfect for small children who want to spend time with a horse just their size. They’re also very friendly and good at a lot of different things. They can even ride in cars!
Learning the key parts of a horse’s anatomy is an important part of horsemanship. We asked Kestrel to be our model so you can learn more about what a horse’s body parts are called and how they help the horse. There’s a lot to learn, but you don’t have to do it all at once.