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Sometimes known as the horse family, equidae includes horses, donkeys, zebras and the onager. These creatures have an odd number of toes, simple stomachs, and tend to be large, grazing mammals. Click here for more info...


Manicures for Horses?

Like human fingernails, hooves grow continuously, so horses that wear horseshoes must have their hooves trimmed.

Every 4 - 6 weeks, their shoes must be removed, and their hooves must be filed and cleaned. These regular manicures are essential for horse health and happiness.



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 Phylum: Chordata

 Class: Mammalia

 Order: Perissodactyla

 Family: Equidae