Facts about Thoroughbred Horse, "Scientific name for Thoroughbred Horse is Equus caballus". The "Thoroughbred Horse" is a breed of horse that hails from England.
Male Thoroughbred Horses are called a stallion. Female Thoroughbred Horses are called a mare. Young male Thoroughbred Horses are called a colt. Young female Thoroughbred Horses are called a filly. Small horses are called Ponies. The "Thoroughbred Horse" breed is best recognized for its application in horse racing. Even though the word thoroughbred is occasionally employed to mention any variety of purebred horse, it officially mentions only the Thoroughbred breed. The Thoroughbred Horse breed of horses are measured as hot-blooded horses, recognized for their nimbleness, pace and strength.
The usual A Thoroughbred Horse average stands 15 1/2 to 17 hands (62" to 68" inches, 157 to 172 cm) high. Average weight is between 1100 to 1200 pounds (498 to 544 kg).
The Thoroughbred Horse often come in colors, such as dark bay or brown, bay, chestnut, gray, or black. Palomino and roan are the less common colors found in the Thoroughbred Horse breed. White is extremely rare, but is a documented color that diversifies from gray. The lower legs and face of the Thoroughbred Horse breeds are marked with white, but generally, white will not appear on the body. Fur patterns that contain in excess of one color on the body, such as Appaloosa or Pinto, are not accepted by normal breed registries. The high-quality Thoroughbred Horse breed has a well-chiseled skull on a long neck, a deep chest, high withers, a small back, a lean body, good depth of hindquarters and long legs.
The astonishing factor of the Thoroughbred Horse breeds, and the quality that draws the attention of people to them, is their hereditary need to sprint as far and as swift as they can. In addition to the conventional training they get, the sweat the Thoroughbred Horse puts out in any horse race goes beyond the heights attained by human athletes. Similar to all immense athletes, the Thoroughbred Horse are prone to wounds, particularly prone when they are competing, more than 1,000 pounds (453 kg ) of bone and muscle land harshly on spindly front legs 120 times once in a quarter of a mile, and can traveling at speeds of 35-40 miles per hour. However, the Thoroughbred Horse are very clever such that they reveal their injuries through the way in which they consume, canter, walk and respond to human treatment.
The Thoroughbred Horse is a amazing animal, a Thoroughbred Horse can sleeping by standing up in normal position or lying down. The average lifespan of a Thoroughbred Horse is around 25 years, but they can live long. A Thoroughbred Horse is a mammals. Thoroughbred Horses are herbivorous animals (a herbivore, eats leaves, grass, hay and furns (plant eaters). Thoroughbred Horses are used mostly for racing, but they are as well, bred for other riding purposes such as combined training, show jumping, dressage, fox hunting and polo. Generally, the Thoroughbred Horse breeds are also crossbred to generate innovative breeds or to get the existing ones better, and have been powerful in the formation of the Standard-bred, Quarter Horse, Anglo-Arabian, and a variety of warmblooded breeds. The Thoroughbred Horse that finish with the racing occupation are not appropriate for breeding purposes, and are often turned out to be equine companions or riding horses.
The Thoroughbred breed of horses performs with the utmost exertion in racing and this causes high accident rates and health issues, such as blood loss from the lungs. One tenth of the Thoroughbred Horse breeds suffers from orthopedic problems, as well as fractures. Other health issues that the Thoroughbred Horse breed commonly face include abnormally miniature hearts, low fertility and a petite hoof-to-body-mass ratio. Thoroughbred Horses do not breath through their mouth, they only breath through the nose. A Thoroughbred Horse doesn't have a gall bladder.
A Thoroughbred Horse on average only sleeps between 2 1/2 to 3 hours in a day and will sleep longer in the summer than in the winter. A Thoroughbred Horse hooves are made from the same protein that human hair and fingernails are made of. A male Thoroughbred Horse has more teeth than a female horses. An adult male Thoroughbred Horse usually have 40 teeth and a females usually has 36 teeth. Thoroughbred Horses brain take up less space in their head than their teeth do. A Thoroughbred Horse have a better senses of hearing or smell than humans. Thoroughbred Horses ears can turn in different directions to give them better hearing. A Thoroughbred Horse has surprisingly big eyes and have one of the biggest eyes among mammals. The eyes can give a Thoroughbred Horse with almost 360 degree vision at times.