Inland Equine Veterinary Service

Inland Equine Veterinary Service
11803 S. Sherman Rd.
Spokane, WA 99224
(509)999-0966

Inland Equine Veterinary Service

11803 S. Sherman Rd.
Spokane, WA 99224

(509)999-0966

inlandequine.com

Interesting Facts
   




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  • Horses can produce upwards of 10 gallons of saliva a day. That’s a lot of saliva!
     

  • The average horse drinks approximately 20-25 liters per day.  This number can go up to 75 liters of water depending on weather, work load, and circumstance.  Is your water trough full?
     

  •   The mean temperature for Spokane in the month of December is 27°F. Burrrr…
     

  •  Horses graze in upward of 16-17 hours per day naturally. The horse chews 3500 to 4500 times per kilogram of dry hay consumed.
     

  • The small intestine of a horse is 60-70 feet in length. The small intestine is the primary source of digestion and absorption of sugar, starch, protein, and fat.
     

  •  The cecum is 3-5 feet long and can hold up to 15 gallons of ingesta.

  •  Do you know what the word Spokane means? Children of the Sun. Spokane's nickname is the Lilac City.

  •  Spokane holds the record for smallest city to host the World’s Fair.