Ponies can build facial expressions just like humans

( CNN) Over period, we’ve learned how to read the body language of horses — from understanding whether the movement of its ears, head, legs and tail entail its relaxed, anxious, angry or alert.

But it turns out horses are capable of pulling faces just like humen, too — which may shed more light on what they’re feeling.

In fact, horses can stimulate 17 facial motions — which is three more than our relatives, the chimps, and merely 10 fewer than humans.

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