Species: Equus ferus caballus
IUCN Status: The wild Przewalski's horse is endangered, but domesticated breeds are not.
Habitat: Wild horses live on steppes and open grasslands. The domesticated horse is found all around the world and, as such, no longer has a true habitat.
Size: Varies by breed from 1.4m to 1.8m at the shoulder in non miniature types.
Weight: 380 - 1000 kg dependent on breed.
Life Span: 25 to 30 years with a few exceptions living as long as 60 years.
Gestation: 11-13 months (usually one foal only, twins are rare)
Photo: Owain Davies
Read More: History of the Horse