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Horses don't have toes, they have hoofs! On the bottom of their hoof is something called the frog, which is a more sensitive spot of the hoof.

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Q: Why do horses have one toe?
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Where is a horses toe located under the hoof?

A horses toe CAN NOT be located under the hoof, but it can be found on the leg, if you run your hand up the back of your horses leg afew inches up from the hell of the hoof you will find a rather solid bump, that is a toe, although sometimes some have bigger one's then others, it is still considered the horses toe. ;)

Horses huffs grow different one grow toe only one hill only why can it be fixed?

need to know why horses huffs grow different one toe only the other hill only and can this be fixed

How many toes do horses have?

Modern horses have one toe on each foot.It's called a hoof. Prehistoric horses had three toes, two that did not touch the floor.

How many toes does a modern horse have?

Modern horses have one toe that has evolved over 65 million years. That toe is called a hoof.

How many toes does does a horse have on each foot?

Horses have only one toe on each hoof.

Is horse an ungulates?

Horses are odd-toed ungulates, as they only have one toe, protected by the hoof.

How have horses changed over time?

We were doing a lab at school for this, apparently they used to have toes, the very first horses, and now they only have one toe.

What are the Physical features of horses?

Horses are one toed animals. They have one toe on each foot (which is there hoof) and one thumb (which is a chestnut, a bone lump that is half way up there leg).

What is the front bit of a horses hoof?

The toe

What is the horses adaptation?

Their hoof used to be like the goat's but then it evolved into one toe which makes it faster and more agile.

Does a mustang horse have two toes?

No. Like all horses, mustangs only have one toe per foot.

Were prehistoric horses faster than modern horses?

Prehistoric horses were much smaller. The horses we see today have one toe ( the hoof) and a remnant of another (the chestnut). Horses from that time had multiple toes, and as they evolved, they had less and less toes. To answer your question, that would be no. Horses in these periods are much faster that they were then.

Are horses even or odd toed?

Odd, they only have one toe on each leg. Altogether it would be even, I guess.

What is a group of animals with one toe?

Those animals would belong in the Family Equidae, referring to horses, donkeys, and zebras.

How many toes does the headless horseman's horse run on?

Horses have a hoof for a foot. There are no toes.

Do horses have toenails?

Technically, the hoof is a modified "toe nail".

Why did three toed horse go extinct?

There are no such thing as 3 toe horses. God made horses as they are now.

Why do horses have a stone on one of their legs?

The callus on a horses leg is sometimes called a chestnut. It is like an extra toe and may in fact be a residual toe from horse evolution when they had three toes not one hoof. It has no nerves so the horse can not feel if you touch it. Horse owners make use of it as each callus is different and a horse may be identified by it for record purposes.

Are you the horse on hoof it?

well a horses hoof is the same as our toe nail

Do Mustang horses have 2 toes?

No they do not,Modern horses have one toe on each foot.It's called a hoof. Prehistoric horses had three toes, two that did not touch the floor.

Do giraffes have feet like horses?

They have similar feet (called hooves) made out of the same material but a horse has only one toe and a giraffe has two toes.

What is the difference between a horses foot and a cows foot?

The primary difference is that the horse's foot has only one round "toe" and the cow's foothas two cressent shaped "toes".

Parts of horses foot?

heel, quarters, frog, toe M.P 7th grade

What similarities between Merychippus horses and Modern Horses?

Merychippus is a relatively recent ancestor of the modern horse, at least compared to Eohippus, etc. It looked similar to the modern horse, although it still had three toes. The next period of horses only had one toe (more similar to the hoof as we know it).

What is the name of Julius Caesar's horse?

Caesar had many horses, but for propaganda purposes, he bred white ones with a "toe" above its hoof, which was considered lucky. Its name was pronounced "Toe-ace."