What’s the average lifespan of a horse?

In the UK a lot of people own a horse. Some people just keep them as a hobby for in the meadow, others are very fanatic and ride their horse every day. Horses can reach quite an old age. Depending on the breed, horses have an average lifespan of 25 to 30 years.



What’s the average lifespan of a pony?

Just like horses, ponies also have a lifespan between 25 and 30 years. 

How old was the oldest horse ever?

The oldest horse in the world was from England and was called Old Billy. Old Billy lived from 1760 untill 1822 and thus became 62 years old. For anyone who wants to visit Old Billy: His skull is displayed at the Manchester museum! According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the oldest pony ever was Sugar Puff. Sugar Puff also came from England and died in 2007 when she was 56 years old.


See besides the average lifespan of a horse also:
Average Lifespan of a Goat
Average Lifespan of a Dog
Average Lifespan of a Cow
Average Lifespan of a Rabbit