Category: Mare and Foal

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5 Extra Things to Add to Your Foaling Kit

Okay, so you have assembled a fabulous foaling kit that contains everything you need to welcome your new little equine…

2 years ago

4 Halter Training Tips for Foals

Have a foal due this spring? Congratulations! There’s nothing quite like an equine youngster to add happiness, fun, and a…

3 years ago

Equine Emergency: Foal in Trouble

On any given day, the average equine veterinarian may see and treat a variety of conditions, illnesses and injuries—and those…

3 years ago

Newborn Horse Learning

You’ve waited 11 long months for your mare to produce a healthy, vibrant foal. You have painstakingly ensured that she…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Vaccinations for Newborn Foals

Q: I always thought that foals had to have shots pretty early on, just like human babies. My friend says…

3 years ago

“I Was Born For This”

The Characters: "Dad” - palomino stallion "Mom” - black roan mare "Amos” - buckskin roan colt When I made plans…

4 years ago

Should You Breed Your Mare?

As the days slowly being to lengthen and we observe slight hints that spring will eventually emerge, our mares begin…

4 years ago

Ask the Expert: Stallion-Like Behavior

Q: My horse always seems to act like a stallion. He’s mouthy, acts aggressive and dominates the other horses, and…

4 years ago

A Foal’s First Winter

Many photos of mares and foals in books and magazines present idyllic scenes of horses in pasture settings, blessed with…

4 years ago

Tackling the Challenge of Weaning Your Foal

Sooner or later, it’s got to happen. Separating mama and baby always causes some level of stress, but when it’s…

4 years ago