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Horses are an animal that people have domesticated and benefited from since ancient times. These animals, which we see very often as load carrying and horse riding, live together with people. When choosing horses coloring pages, we gave priority to lifelike and mandala patterns.

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Horses are one of the most loved animals in the world. So how much do you really know about them? Along with horse coloring pages, we have collected beautiful and interesting information about them. The pictures above are completely free as Horses coloring pages to print.

Horse Breeds

Domestic horses: According to some scientists, it is said that the first people to domesticate the horse were the Scythians. It has been serving people for an estimated 5500 years. It is doubtful that today's modern horses are descended from the Asian wild horse. Some zoologists argue that it is derived from the European wild horse. Domesticated horses have many lineages. Today, the pedigree of small pony horses and Thoroughbred Arabian horses is not known with certainty.
Horses live 20-30 years, some mares give birth up to 15 years old. They conceive for eleven months and give birth to a cub. The cub is born with its eyes open, and after a few minutes it gets up and begins to follow its mother. Load pulling and carrying horses are large-bodied with thick legs. Riding and racing horses have thin long legs. Although there is no envy among the horses, they have the habit of envying each other. This is evident in racing, trench jumping, and fence jumping. They envy each other and want to run faster and get ahead. There are those who run at a speed of 60-70 km per hour.
If a male donkey is paired with a mare, a mule is obtained. A type of mule called bardo or ester is obtained from the union of a stallion (male horse) and a female donkey. Both hybrids do not breed. The mule is more durable than the bardo. If his feet are broken, he will not heal again.

Arabian horse: It is an excellent riding and racing horse that is very durable. It is derived from the Central Asian and Anatolian horses that crossed into Arabia. It is more durable than English horses and can travel for 24-28 hours without drinking any water.

English horse: It is a good riding and racing horse. It is bred specifically for racing. It is a lineage derived from the crossing of Arabian stallion and English native mares. It has longer legs than the Arabian horse.

Pony: The difference from horses is only their height. Horses with a shoulder height of up to 150 cm are called ponies. It is a small, calm and hardy horse breed. It has various sizes. . It is a good mount for children. It is also used in mines as it is used in light touring cars. Shetland, Iceland and Norway ponies are famous. Each country has its own ponies.

HORSE COLORS

The color of the horse is called frost. may change until the frost foal completes its growth. however, at the end of the growing age, the color of the feathers forms the true frost and can continue until old age. after that, the feathers start to lose their color gradually.

TYPES OF FEATHER COVERING THE BODY

1. Covering hairs: These are the thin and short hairs that cover the body.

2. Guard hairs: Mane, bangs, tail and heel hairs. In particular, these feathers are thinning, thickening, dense, hardening and lengthening feathers that vary according to the breed and climate of the horse. In addition, these hairs are found in the nose, inside the ears and around the eyes.

3. Sensation Hairs: These long and stiff hairs are found around the mouth and between the nostrils. Their bases are in contact with the ends of the tactile nerves. These hairs are the most developed elements of the horse's tactile organs.

4. Fine feathers: These are the protective feathers that change according to the seasons. They emerge in winter to support the above-mentioned covering feathers and are shed in the spring. The feathers that cover the foal's skin are also among them; they are soft and become denser in cold climates.

These feathers, which are listed above, change and renew from time to time. They are the fastest changing eyelash hairs. It is the mane, heel and tail feathers that change at the latest or even years later. The cover feathers are renewed twice a year, in spring and autumn.

Frosts are closely tied to horse stamina, and horses in light frost are more likely to get sick than horses in dark frost.

TYPES OF Frosts:

(1) One color frosts:

(a) White: The feathers covering the body, mane, tail and legs are completely white. Foals born in white frost are very rare. Varieties:

(I ) White: The whole body is covered with bright white hairs.

(II) Dull White: Shows a dull white, resembling milk or dove white.

(III) Off-White: It shows yellowish or off-white.

(IV) Porcelain White: Shows a bluish-thin whiteness.

(V) Rose Day White: The red color of the skin is noticeable among the white hairs.

b) Fat: The feathers covering the body, mane, tail and legs are completely black. There are varieties according to the degree of blackness.

(I) Swarthy: The whole body is covered with black hairs.

(II) Matte Oil: The bristles are black. But there is no shine.

(III) Dirty Grease: The color shows a dirty blackness. It may even turn a little pale or red in some places.

(c) Red: Mane, tail and legs. The feathers covering the whole body are cinnamon red in color.

(I) Red : The hairs covering the body are cinnamon red. neither light nor dark.

(II) Light Brown: The feathers covering the whole body are cinnamon red.

(III) Dark Amber: The body is brownish-dark cinnamon in color.

(IV) Golden Amber: The feathers give the appearance of bright red and gold with a yellow tinge.

(b) Dora: The feathers covering the body are red, and the ends of the mane, tail and legs are black or dark.

(I) Open Hair: The bristles are cinnamon-colored as in red frost, but the ends of the mane, tail and legs are black.

(II) Right: The hairs covering the body are red, but the ends of the mane, tail and legs are black.

(III) Dark Dora: The hairs covering the body are mostly dark red in color; The end of the mane, tail and legs are black.

(IV) Chestnut Truss: Feathers are darker and chestnut bark in color than the dark dorsum; The mane, tail and the end of the legs are black, the empty flanks and the circumference of the mouth are dark yellowish.

(V) Burnt Chestnut Doru: This color is almost like rain, especially in winter; it is separated from the rain only by the appearance of reddish sheen in the sun.

(b) Kula: The feathers covering the body are light or dark yellow in color with a shine. The ends of the mane, tail and legs are black. This color was accepted as the color of the hide that the horses carried when they were primitive. Horses of this color usually have mule stripes on their backs. some still have remnants of primitivism in various parts.

Musculoskeletal system
Although the number of bones varies, there are generally about 205 bones that make up the skeleton (excluding those of the tail). The biggest difference between the horse and the human is that the bone called the clavicle (collar bone) in humans is absent in horses. The leg bones of horses are connected to the spine by strong muscles, tendons and connective tissues.
It provides support to the skeletal muscles and protection for the viscera, and its parts have sufficient mobility to allow the horse to move, lie down or graze at different speeds.
A horse has 128 muscles in its body. These are made up of connective tissue fibers that relax and contract to produce movement. There are two types of muscles: voluntary muscles that are near the surface and controlled by the horse, and involuntary muscles that control the viscera. Of these muscles, 52 are in the trunk, 23 are in the front, 33 are in the back, and 20 are in the head. Horse muscles are very rich in glycogen.

Intelligence and learning
The horse is not intelligent. On the other hand, it has location recognition sensitivity. He is very sensitive and has a good memory. The rider should know how to benefit from these features of the horse during the whole training and working period. When he succeeds in a move, he never forgets if he is caressed and loved. He does not forget the punishment given. For this reason, it should be avoided as it is possible to punish the horse.

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