Order: Perissodactyla       Family: Equidae                   
Horse Equus caballus

Equus caballus the best known perissodactyla  or the domestic horse “have had a relationship with humans that is known to extend back some 4 000 to 6000 years and .where humans  have used  them as a beast of burden, transportation and in wars. 

The horse is thought to have originated as a native of Asia though DNA of present day horses vary greatly suggesting they may have been domesticated in more than one place and from several different horse populations.

Horses are browsers feeding on grasses and a great variety of vegetation

No other animal can match the contribution that horses have made to human civilisation