Horse Predators,    A Look at What     Eats Horses      in the Wild

In the wild, horses spend most of their time grazing and standing in groups – ready to flee from predators at a moment’s notice.

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Packs of wolves are capable of taking down big game such as moose and horses if the opportunity arose.


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Bears pose more of a threat to solitary, penned domestic horses and cattle.

A mountain lion is one of the horse’s only natural predators.

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Horses have two mechanisms to protect themselves, fight or flight.  Most horses will choose to flee rather than fight

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