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According to Reference.com, a horse is a four-legged, hoofed, herbivorous mammal with long hair on its neck and a long tail of hair. Horses widely in size, color and breed. More »

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Horses sweat through pores all over their bodies, similarly to humans. Unlike humans, horse sweat contains the protein latherin, which helps spread the sweat over the horse's body for faster evaporation. This protein giv... More »

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The horse chestnut, or Aesculus hippocastanum, is a deciduous tree of Balkan origin that bears a smooth, round nut that is toxic if eaten raw but that does have medicinal qualities. It is related to the Castanea sativa t... More »

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According to Mane n' Tail, horse shampoo is very beneficial to human hair. Horse shampoo is gentle enough to use on human hair and does not strip the hair of essential oils. More »

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Shoe a horse by cleaning the hoof, clipping the hoof to the right size, filing it, and then nailing on the appropriate shoe. You need a hoof pick, measuring tape, nippers, a rasp, horseshoes and nails. More »

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There are several terms for male horses depending on their age and whether they have been gelded. The most common terms are colt, gelding and stallion. More »

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As of 2015, the cost of buying and maintaining one healthy horse for a year is at least $6,400, according the a University of Minnesota Horse Extension office. There are many factors that can affect the total cost dramat... More »

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