Monday, May 25, 2020

Horses Recognize Human Faces

Does your horse recognize your face? It's hard to know for sure. You know your horse recognizes you, but it could be your smell, your body language, or other factors.

Scientists have put it to the test and shown that yes, horses do recognize familiar faces. Not only that, they remember faces they knew, but haven't seen in six months. Not only that, the horses used a computer to prove it! That means they could recognize a two-dimensional image of a person - quite impressive abstract thinking - and they do it better than dogs!

Read the fascinating article: click here.

Photo: Marc-Lautenbacher / CC BY-SA (

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