Know Practical Horse Breeding- Farnam Horse Library 109 Author:Bill Weikel Sooner or later, almost every horse owner who is in a position to do so, starts thinking about raising a foal. The temptation is great. After all, you have one of the best mares around. Right? And it sure would be nice to raise and train a future mount just the way you want him. — The young or novice horseman who is thinking along these lines, or... more » any other path of reasoning which is going to lead him to a breeding program, might be considerably suprised to find just how many options are open to him. Make no mistake, planning and raising your first foal is a real adventure, and it should be done in that order. Do your planning first!
Foaling time in usually a very happy time for the owner. You'll find that it is the beginning of an adventure full of challenges. The joy you'll experience in attaining the successes you plan for your future mount will be hard to match anywhere.« less