Asked in Horses
What is the domesticated member of the horse family?
There are few members of the horse family that are considered to be domesticated. Horses themselves are domesticated. Ponies and donkeys can be domesticated as well. ...
Asked in Horse Breeding
Without genetic engineering would horses have been domesticated?
Horses were domesticated long before the concept of genetic engineering was even selective breeding. ...
Asked in Care of Horses
Is a paint horse domesticated?
Of course! Any type of horse can be domesticated. Paint horses are very often seen in the wild, but domesticated Paints are amazing Western riding horses, and are good in English riding too. Paint horses are actually VERY common pets. ...
Asked in Horses
What is a wild horses habitat?
The only wild horses left in the world are located in the steppes of central Asia; particularly China and Mongolia. The un-domesticated horses (Mustangs) roaming hot climates near the Rocky Mountains or the Midwest USA or in parts of Australia are what are called 'Feral Horses'. These are either domesticated horses that somehow went free and adapted to the environment or the descendants of domesticated horses. Wild horses were practically endangered but are slowly making a comeback. ...
Asked in Agriculture, Horses
When were horses first used in agriculture?
Horses were domesticated in central Asia and the Middle East as far back as 2500 BC and possibly earlier than this. Horses were first used for agriculture - pulling plows and carts - before they were used for riding and war. ...
What are horses called that are returned to the wild?
Feral horses are horses that have been tame or domesticated but have escaped and returned to the wild. An exception is Przewalski's Horse a breed of wild horse that was subjected to a breeding program and then purposefully returned to the wild. These horses have never been tamd or domesticated. ...
What came first domesticated animals or domesticated plants?
Plants were the first to be domesticated. after came animals. the first plants were grasses and bushes ...