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The symbol of which country is Chollima, the Winged Horse?
The Chollima Statue is a monument on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. The monument symbolizes the "Chollima speed" of the Chollima Movement. The legendary winged horse Chollima depicted by the monument is said to travel 400 km a day.
This type of horse is called ...
A black horse
The gene that causes white, frayed Overo patches is the dominant gene - just one copy is enough for patches to appear. In homozygous combinations (two copies from both parents) the gene is lethal - a blue-eyed foal dies in three days.
What horse breed is that?
The Fjord horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from the mountainous regions of western Norway. It is an agile breed of light draught horse build. All Fjord horses are dun in colour, with five variations in shade recognised in the breed standard. One of the world's oldest breeds.
What horse breed is the largest?
Shires have held the world records for both largest overall horse and tallest horse at various times. The breed was valued during the Middle Ages, but the increasing role of gunpowder brought an end to the use of heavy horses in battle. Oliver Cromwell's cavalry favored lighter, faster mounts and the big horses began to be used for draught work instead.
Who was driving the famed zebra carriage in London?
Andrew Lloyd Webber
The 2nd Baron of Rothschild was a keen zoologist. He owned the largest zoological collection ever amassed by a private individual: 2,250,000 butterflies, 300,000 bird skins, 30,000 beetles, as well as thousands of specimens of other animals. He sponsored many explorers and scientists, hence many animal species are today named after him. In his will, he donated the collection to the British Museum. It was the greatest accession which that institution has ever received.
Mules are generally known to have fertility problem. How often do mules give birth to a healthy offspring?
about 50% chance
Mules are considered infertile, but there have been more than 60 documented cases of foals born to female mules around the world (some of them were even DNA-tested to verify the motherhood). There are no recorded cases of fertile mule stallions.
What is that Scottish horse breed called?
The Clydesdale is a breed of draught horse named for and derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, a county in Scotland. The breed was originally used for agriculture and haulage, and is still used for draught purposes today, most notably the Budweiser Clydesdales. The breed's distinguishing feature is an extensive feathering on their lower legs.
Whose words are "My kingdom for a horse"?
Alexander the Great
This famous phrase originally occurred in Act-V, Scene-IV of William Shakespeare’s play, Richard III. Here, King Richard III yells out loudly this famous phrase, “A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!” In the middle of a battle, his horse is killed, while the king wanders to find it in the battlefield for hours, killing everything coming his way with fatalistic rage.
What do horses pull in the Japanese Ban'ei Kinen race?
log of wood
an old aircraft
Ban'ei Kinen is a form of horse racing where draft horses compete by pulling heavily weighted sleds up sand ramps while being urged on by jockeys balancing on top of the sleds.