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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 at 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. …

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

When I was looking at a racing form, I noticed some of the horses had long breaks between races while others ran quite often. This made me wonder how often the average horse races and how the frequency of races impacts their performance. So, I did some research to find out. On average, racehorses race …

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