Horses on average can run at approximately 30 miles per hour. It must be noted that there are several factors that can affect the running, or galloping speed of a horse. These include the size of the horse, its body stru... More »

On average, dogs run about 19 miles per hour. Although breeds vary tremendously, many types of dogs run much faster. Greyhounds run 45 miles per hour, and the Saluki runs even faster in short, 1/2 mile distances. For sho... More »

It takes the average person eight to 11 minutes to jog a mile, according to For people who pick up the pace while running, the mile takes five to seven minutes. More »

Horses have been clocked galloping over short distances at up to 55 miles per hour. As of 2014, the record speed of a race horse over two furlongs is 45 mph, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. More »

It takes a horse and carriage an average of 8 to 12 hours to travel 50 miles. At that rate, a horse and carriage can cover 100 to 150 miles in 24 hours, including stops to rest and eat. More »

A horse pulling a carriage while walking can go 3 to 4 miles per hour. The path they take may also affect the speed of the horse. More »

Thoroughbreds can sustain a speed of 40 miles per hour during races. Although they are very swift, the quarter horse breed is actually substantially faster, with a maximum speed of nearly 55 miles per hour. More »