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Equine fun facts

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Scientific name of the horse?
Equus caballus
temperature
99-101
pulse
30-40bpm
respiration
10-20bpm
Vertebral formula
C7 T18 L6 S5 Cy 15-21
Dental formula
2 ( I 3/3 C 0-1/0-1 PM 3-4/3 M 3/3)
Digestive system
Monogastric Large Ceacum
Breeding season
seasonally polyestrus
Estrus length
21 days
Heat period
7 days
Gestation
335-340 days
Act of parturition
Foaling
foal
newborn
filly
young female
mare
adult female
colt
young male
stallion
adult male
gelding
castrated male
weanling
5-12 months
yearling
12-24 months
two year old
24-36 months
nearside
horses left side
offside
horses right side
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