IVhorseman wrote:surprisingly enough, your average horse has about four horsepower. so that'd make yours about 16.
Wikipedia Horsepower article - <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horsepower#Horsepower_from_a_horse">Horsepower from a Horse</a> wrote:R. D. Stevenson and R. J. Wasserzug published an article in Nature 364, 195-195 (15 July 1993) calculating the upper limit to an animal's power output. The peak power over a few seconds has been measured to be as high as 14.9 hp. However, for longer periods an average horse produces less than one horsepower.
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