In the world, there are approximately 75,000,000 horses and 350 breeds of horses that can be found around the world (circlerranch.com). Horses are amazing and beautiful creatures that may be used as show horses or a family pet. Show horses require many hours of daily preparation in order to be competitive in the show ring. I have grown up with horses my whole life. I watched my mother show horses and followed in her footsteps.
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If they are not healthy or have a disease of some sort then they could die. You should take good care of your horse, so that it can have a longer lifespan. Have you ever taken care of a horse? It takes a lot of work to take care of a horse. Just like you and me horses need vaccines, but they need them on a regular basis.