Horse stampede in Montana, Called Mountain Dust Storm. A herd of horses coming over a ridge in front of the Tobacco root mountain range in Montana.
Horses are social animals and live naturally in herd or bands. Within these herds, there is a pecking order, with one horse in charge of looking after the others. A horse can move in four ways: walk, trot, canter, and gallop. Galloping is the fastest. Horses gallop at around 44 kph (27 mph). In the gallop all four of the horses legs are off the ground at the same time. When cantering, a horse takes a breath with every stride. The eyes of a horse are larger than most other animals', and they can move independently,
giving the horse a shallow panoramic vision. Because its lenses are inflexible,
a horse will focus on an image by moving its head to direct light rays to the
central part of the retina. Horses can also see in color, although it is more difficult
for them to see purples and violets, they have less trouble with yellows and gr...