Teaching foals to pick up their feet Learning to politely pick up a foot when requested is an essential part of the young horse’s training and should be done regularly
The Importance of Handling Foals from Birth & Imprinting To survive in the wild, a foal must learn who his mother quickly, follow her and run alongside her to avoid danger. Prey species like horses attach
Maternal Aggression In Mares Aggression by mares towards people is normal during the first few days after parturition. Moderate aggression directed towards the foal is also a part of normal maternal behaviour. This behaviour is hormonally driven and usually wanes with
Foaling down your mare About a year ago you decided to breed your mare, it’s now been just over 11 long months (approximately 340 days give or take but who’s counting) and your mare
Six steps on how to lead train your foal One of the most important aspects of early training is leading a foal. Lead training is teaching a foal to safely walk alongside the handler who is
Foal Rejection in Mares With the foaling season underway, its time to discuss all things breeding! We often talk about nutrition and how to give your foal the best start to life, but
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