β€œwild” horses are actually β€œferal” horses descended from domesticated horses and There Might Not Be Any β€œWild” Horses Left on Earth blog.education.nationalge…
Wild giant pandas wallow in horse faeces and rub it all over their bodies to increase tolerance to cold temperatures. sci-news.com/biology/hors…
There is not only a herd of wild horses in Maryland at Assateague, but that they also love junk food, like hot dogs and chips, and will try to take it from people. npr.org/2011/08/10/139261…
Florida has its own heard of buffalo and wild horses at Prairie Preserve State Park in Gainesville! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pay…
Przewalski's horses are the only wild horses left in the world. The "wild" horses that abound in Australia and North America's western plains and East Coast barrier islands are actually feral domestic horses that escaped from ranches and farms and returned to the wild. nationalzoo.si.edu/animal…
Przewalski's Horses once thought to be the only true wild Horses never to be domesticated, are actually descended from domesticated Horses that were feralized thousands of years ago science.sciencemag.org/co…
Horses in Iceland are Half-Wild, Half-Tame. In the summer, farmers herd them into the highlands, where they live without human care for months. modernfarmer.com/2014/06/…
Maurice Sendak's classic book "Where the Wild Things Are" was supposed to be titled "Where the Wild Horses Are" but he realized he couldn't draw horses so he changed it to "things" instead theguardian.com/childrens…
While mustangs are often referred to as wild horses, because they are descended from once-domesticated horses, they are actually feral horses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
There are no such thing as true wild horses any more. The Western US has a population of free-roaming horses that are descendants of domesticated Colonial Spanish horses and are thus technically feral not wild. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
The 1st title of "Where the Wild Things Are" was "Where the Wild Horses Are" - until Sendak realized he could not draw a horse. So he drew the Wild Things, modeled after his relatives. pbs.org/now/arts/sendak.h…
Maurice Sendak’s classic "Where The Wild Things Are" was originally titled "Where The Wild Horses Are" but Maurice realized he was unable to draw horses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whe…
The Przewalski's horse was long considered the last wild horse on Earth to never be domesticated at any point in history. However, a 2018 study found that they are actually descendants of domesticated horses owned by a long-extinct ancient civilization. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prz…
Where the Wild Things Are was originally titled Where the Wild Horses Are. The title changed because the author, Maurice Sendak, didn't know how to draw horses. When asked by his editor what he could draw, he said "things" and "things" is what he drew. mentalfloss.com/article/3…
The Asian Wild Horse is the only truly primitive breed that is still surviving in the world. This wild horse was discovered by Colonel Preswalski on the western edge of the Gobi desert in Mongolia in 1879 and has not changed much after the Ice Age angelfire.com/folk/gordon…
An underwater cave in southern France has >20,000 year old cave art on its walls, made when sea levels were lower. The art depicts Auks, Bison, wild horses, and more. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cos…
"Where the Wild Things Are" was originally going to be "Where the Wild Horses Are" until Maurice Sendak started working on it and discovered he couldn't draw horses pbs.org/now/arts/sendak.h…
"Where the Wild Things Are" was originally titled "Land of the Wild Horses" until the author Maurice Sendak realized that he couldn't draw horses and changed the name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whe…
Wild Bill Hickok once escaped being shot by waving his hand at onlookers behind a mounted gunman and yelling, "Don't shoot him in the back; he is drunk." The gunman wheeled his horse around, and before he realized he had been fooled, Hickok shot him through the temple. eyewitnesstohistory.com/h…
Wild horses are only native to Eurasia. Most free-roaming horses, such as any of the horses roaming the Americas, are actually feral horses. They are descendants of escaped domesticated horses brought over by Europeans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
Animal populations are growing in Chernobyl since humans left. Among them, a herd of Przewalski's horses, the only truly wild horse in the world, introduced in 1998. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Today I learned about Sable Island, a small island about 100 miles off of the east coast of Canada that has maintained a large population of wild horses for at least 200 years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab…
"Where the Wild Things Are" was originally "Where the Wild Horses are" before Maurice Sendak realized he didn't know how to draw horses. wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_…
Przewalski's horse is the only truly wild horse left in the world. Other horses like American mustangs or Australian brumbies are feral domesticated horses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prz…
"Where the Wild Things Are" was originally "Where the Wild Horses are" before Maurice Sendak realized he didn't know how to draw horses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whe…
The Kronik Horse is an unusual breed, descended directly from the Tarpan, the wild European forest horse hunted to extinction in Britain in Neolithic times. Between the world wars, German zoo directors were supported by senior Nazi party officials in an effort to recreate these primeval horses. horsetalk.co.nz/2012/06/0…
Wild horses in NC are the descendants of shipwreck survivors outerbanks.com/corolla/ho…
The only surviving wild horse population, the Przewalski's horses from Mongolia, descends from just 13 individuals m.phys.org/news/2014-12-r…
Today I learned about Leonard Borchardt, AKA Oofty Goofty, who was tarred all over and had horse-hair attached to him to to be passed off as the Wild Man of Borneo. Later, he used to walk around the city seeking to be hit by people for money and tried to walk a wheelbarrow from New York to San Francisco. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oof…
There are about 33,000 wild horses running free in the United States wildhorsepreservation.org…
Today I learned of the Sable Island Ponies, a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, that is only occupied by wild horses. It's believed they were introduced in the 18th century by the British, having been stolen from the Acadians during the Great Upheaval. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab…
The Rolling Stones song "Wild Horses" was covered by a band 1 year before the original was released. Gram Parsons of the Flying Burrito Brothers convinced Jagger and Richards to allow his band to record it on their album Burrito Deluxe a year before the Stones album Sticky Fingers was released. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Przewalski's horse is the only true wild horse left in the world, and that the other horses, such as the American Mustang, are actually feral horses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prz…
Wild Horse Annie: an Animal rights activist wrote ten thousand letters and got Congress to protect Wild Horses and brought national light to wild horses en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vel…
There is a tiny all-sand island on the atlantic coast of canada where about 400 wild horses live without human contact. The horses were originally dropped there by the british in 1750's after they expulsed their owners, the Acadians, to Louisiana. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab…
When Sitting Bull was killed in a gunfight by agents attempting to arrest him, His Horse-which was gifted to him by Buffalo Bill - heard gunshots and began performing its Wild West Routine, getting on its haunches and dancing. It was believed that the slain chief's spirit had entered his horse. pyramidmesa.com/bsioux5.h…
Infamous Wild West outlaw Black Bart was afraid of horses so he always committed his robberies on foot thepandorasociety.com/nov…
Wild Brumby (free roaming Australian horses) played a huge role in the exploration of Australia. At least 400,000 Brumbies are free roaming the country today, causing havoc on the local environment and ecosystem. Culling has been implemented recently to counteract this and reduce the population. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bru…
Horses were probably domesticated by foragers heavily specialized in horse-hunting, in order to make it easier to kill their wild brethren youtu.be/QapUGZ0ObjA?t=13…
There is an island off the coast of Atlantic Beach NC. with has wild horses that have evolved in order to be able to survive off salt water. (I will post some pictures i took this weekend.) shacklefordhorses.org/
Przewalski's Horse is the only truly wild horse in the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prz…
Philip II cried when he saw young Alexander the Great tame a wild horse and declared "My boy, you must find a kingdom big enough for your ambitions. Macedon is too small for you". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
Today I learned of the Mongol Derby, a 1000km horse endurance race that recreates Genghis Khan's horse messenger system. Semi-wild horses are ridden and changed out every 40km, and typically only half the participants actually complete the race. theadventurists.com/mongo…
The Mongolian Przewalski horse is the only wild horse that hasn't been domesticated, and the current population is descended from only 9 horses. blogs.scientificamerican.…
If you want to gather wild foods, it's important to distinguish between chestnuts and horse chestnuts. tree-species.blogspot.com…
A small band of wild horses walk the Appalachian Trial youtube.com/watch?v=neGgU…
There is a herd of wild horses charging around central New Zealand, with a culling that takes place every year en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kai…
Wild brumbies (an Australian feral horse breed) are used in training camps by organisations that promote positive interaction between troubled, high-risk youths. Over the course of a few weeks they train their horses back to domestication. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bru…
The Przewalski's horse was extinct in the wild for over 20 years. The zoos in Prague and Munich bred them until some could be reintroduced to Mongolia. waza.org/en/site/conserva…

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