Equines, more specifically horses, are some of the oldest domesticated animals in the world. It is no wonder so many mythical animals come from them. On top of that they were and still used for multiple things, which probably increased the design of the mythical beings. Today they’re hundreds of different kinds of Equines in the world. One of the purest mythical being there is, happens to be the unicorn. Which is also Scotland’s national animal. Unicorns are popular animals, and as always usually a white horse. Interesting fact is that there is no such thing as a pure white horse. They are called grey’s not white, due to genetic difficulty’s; a pure white horse has many health issue. Another popular mythical creature is the Centaur. With the upper body of a man and the lower body of an equine, centaurs are usually male. In Greek mythology they’re usually not very nice and were considered barbaric. The horses of the sea have always been popular. The Greeks seemed to love their horses. The god of the Ocean, Poseidon happened to be the god of the horse as well.