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How Far Can Horses Run: without Stopping, and at Full Speed?

Recently I learned that many prestigious 18th-century horse races in Europe exceeded three miles. Finding out about these long horse races made me wonder how far horses can run full speed without stopping. Some horses can run five miles without stopping if they’re fit, but it’s important to note that these animals are individuals. And …

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How Often Do Racehorses Race? Annual, Monthly, and Lifetime

I was recently looking at a racing form and wondered how often do racehorses race. So, I did some research to find out. On average, racehorses race seven times per year. The horse’s race frequency varies; higher class horses race once a month or less, lower level racehorses run every couple of weeks. Injuries and …

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