• What colors can horses see?

    1 month ago - By Gurney Journey

    Horses don't see colors the same way humans do. Like other non-primate mammals, they can distinguish yellow and blue, but they can't tell the difference between red and green.
    Red or orange colors, commonly used for jumps, blend into the background from a horse's point of view. When takeoff boards are painted white and the hurdles are made a bright yellow, scientists at the University of Exeter discovered that the horse will jump farther.
    As a consequence, the British Horseracing Authority is revising the standard colors that it uses for the obstacles and frameworks.
    BBC: Yellow makeover...
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