What is the average life span of a horse?

5-10 years
10-20 years
20-30 years
30-40 years
The modern domestic horse has a life ex­pectan­cy of 25 to 30 years. Un­com­mon­ly, a few animals live into their 40s and, oc­ca­sion­al­ly, beyond. The oldest ver­i­fi­able record was "Old Billy", a 19th-­cen­tu­ry horse that lived to the age of 62.

Answers distribution

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10-20 years
20-30 years
30-40 years
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flagAfghanistan
0%
8%
91%
0%
12
flagSweden
0%
26%
73%
0%
15
flagAustria
10%
10%
70%
10%
10
flagSpain
7%
15%
69%
7%
13
flagGermany
0%
22%
65%
11%
107
flagFrance
4%
31%
59%
4%
22
flagPoland
4%
28%
57%
9%
10247
flagCanada
0%
40%
55%
5%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
0%
32%
54%
11%
162
flagIndia
4%
16%
52%
28%
25
flagthe United States
3%
39%
51%
5%
155
flagUnknown
4%
37%
50%
7%
294
flagthe Netherlands
3%
38%
46%
11%
26
flagNorway
0%
36%
45%
18%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
52%
41%
5%
17
flagDenmark
8%
33%
41%
16%
12
flagItaly
0%
43%
43%
12%
16
flagUkraine
0%
33%
33%
33%
12
flagSwitzerland
0%
60%
20%
20%
10

Gender

men48%
women55%
5-10 years
3%
3%
10-20 years
37%
30%
20-30 years
48%
55%
30-40 years
10%
10%

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