How to Effectively Care for and Manage a Foal After Birth

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The Delivery of Foals In a previous article, we looked at what’s involved in breeding the mare. When this process is successful, close to a year after the mare has been bred, a foal should be delivered. The foal can get the best start possible in life if the mare has an easy delivery and … Read moreHow to Effectively Care for and Manage a Foal After Birth

Breeding Horses: The Mare’s Cycle and Reproductive Care

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Breeding Horses: The Broodmare The act of breeding horses can be a lengthy one. Did you know that a mare is pregnant for more than 11 months? Her gestation lasts around 345 days, and it’s usually in the spring and summer months that she’s cycling and able to conceive. For the person who plans to … Read moreBreeding Horses: The Mare’s Cycle and Reproductive Care