Zebras are indeed part of the African horse family.
They wouldnâ€™t be classed as domestic horses or the horses we see on farms because zebras have never become domesticated animals.
Even still, they are a member of the Equidae which is the taxonomic family of horses. This family of horses include animals such as the donkey.
So in the same way you would see a donkey as different to a â€śhorseâ€ť, the zebra is also different.
An interesting fact about zebras is that there are three types of them, three different species. There is the mountain zebra, the plains zebra and the GrĂ©vy's zebra which belongs to itâ€™s on sub-class of species.
The GrĂ©vy's zebra is the largest of all the zebra species and it is also the most endangered. It is currently listed as an endangered (EN) species under the Conservation status listings.
At first glance, youâ€™ll notice that a zebra will gallop or trot in the same way that a domestic horse does. However, compared to â€śhorsesâ€ť, zebras are a little slower.