What’s The Difference Between A Horse And A Pony?

While there are very clear differences between a horse and a pony it’s easy to see why people think that a horse is just a fully grown pony. After all, they’re not only both part of the same Equus ferus caballus species but are in fact even from the same branch of the family tree yet both horses and ponies …

The History Of The Horse

While there are literally hundreds of different horse breeds in existence today it is interesting to remember that they all descended from one animal; the Eohippus, who lived over 60 million years ago. The tiny Eohippus, standing at only 14 inches high, evolved through Mesohippus, Merychippus and Pliohipuus into todays Equus. Todays Equus has got a height range of 23 …