The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May. 24, 2005
    close to the Big Apple

    Default babies

    At our barn we have 2 young foals, unfortunately one is a special needs child and cannot be turned out with the other one so he is lonely and needs a playmate. Can you put a 2-3 month old foal with a two year old?
    Mai Tai aka Tyler RIP March 1994-December 2011
    Grief is the price we pay for love- Gretchen Jackson
    "And here she comes. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's ZENYATTA!"

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct. 29, 2008


    I'm assuming the 2-3 month old is at his mother's side. If the mare has been accustomed to turnout with the 2 year old, it might be fine. If not, I fear the mare might be quite rough (protective) with the 2 year old, who might get hurt. A big field is important. Do not turn out mare and foal with others in a small enclosure.

Similar Threads

  1. Are my babies too fat?
    By secretariat in forum Sport Horse Breeding
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: Oct. 5, 2012, 05:33 PM
  2. Big Babies
    By maybedog in forum Sport Horse Breeding
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Apr. 20, 2012, 03:40 PM
  3. I haz babies!! (pic)
    By RacetrackReject in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: Mar. 13, 2012, 11:29 AM
  4. Any babies yet?!
    By TatteredDaydreamer in forum Sport Horse Breeding
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: Jan. 12, 2010, 07:56 AM
  5. Spicy Monarch-anyone have one of his babies? Know any babies?
    By SpicyMonarch in forum Sport Horse Breeding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Sep. 28, 2009, 07:23 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts