General Information on Horses
COMMON NAME: Horse
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Equus ferus caballus
SIZE: Height at the shoulders: 30 to 69 inches
WEIGHT: 120 to 2,200 pounds
Horses are grazers, this means that they will constantly eat forage. Forage is considered grass and hay.
The Przewalski's horse is the only truly wild horse whose ancestors were never domesticated. Ironically, this stocky, sturdy animal exists today only in captivity. The last wild Przewalski's horse was seen in Mongolia in 1968.