Horse-Care-Breeding

YOUR GUIDE TO BREEDING (PART 1)

PART 1 - Breeding a horse isn't something to take on lightly.Essentials that will help guide you through the challenges that you will face, including financial, physical, and emotionalIn The Beginning... Wild horses naturally produce their offspring in the late spring…

BREEDING PART 5 - Common problems in newborn foals.

Please remember that the majority of newborn foals are delivered healthily, however being aware of some common problems and diseases caused by viruses, bacteria or birthing issues may be of assistance.   The Limbs   There can be a considerable variety…

BREEDING PART 4 - Caring for the new born foal and the mare.

Care of the new born foal and the mare.Early steps to evaluating the health of your foal and mare > The mare carried the foal for the full gestational period of 320 and 360 days.> The mare has had a natural, problem…

BREEDING PART 2 - Care of pregnant mare,see how the foal grows

PART 2Care of the Pregnant Mare (Catch up with Part 1 read more)     The equine gestation period is approximately 11 months ranging between 320 and 360 days. The mare will not usually show any obvious signs of being…

BREEDING PART 3 - The Big Day Arrives.

Breeding part 3 - The big day arrives. Most mares will foal without any problems, however if there are problems time is of the essence, for when things go wrong they go wrong quickly. Be prepared.> Notify your vet of the…
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