How Much Sleep Does A Horse Need?

Horses need to be rested for a certain amount of time before they can be put into work. This is not only good for the horse’s health, it also allows them to fully recover from injuries and disease.


Horses are able to rest without any human intervention as well because their metabolism is slow enough that napping isn’t necessary. 

What does this mean for you? It means your best friend will take care of himself so you don’t have to!

The “how long do horses lay down to sleep” is a question that many people ask. The answer is different for every horse, but most horses will lay down to sleep for about 3 hours.

A horse needs to sleep about 16 hours a day. Horses will lay down when they are tired, but it is not always the case that they will fall asleep.


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