Along with top-of-the-Sale Fronarth Royal Queen, foals
in general were very much in demand; the second-top foal
and fifth-highest of the whole Sale being the dark bay section C filly Popsters RockChick which sold for PS5,500 to Miss Wayman of Rotherham.
Also, use dust-free straw for bedding because newborn foals
can inhale wood shavings.
Section C filly foal
Fwrog Ace, shown by Jenna Dart (left), and Section D colt Foal
Fwrog Cloony, with Kelly Morris
NOSE to nose, this is Promise the orphaned foal
who staged a fight for life after an internet plea found her a foster mother.
SHIRE horse breeder Emyr Williams is celebrating after a mare overcame astonishing odds to produce healthy twin foals
are being forced to haul huge loads in blistering heat from just a few months old.
Illustrated on every page with gorgeous, colorful artwork of tiny, butterfly-winged "fairy foals
" that are said to appear in the author's garden, Fairy Foals
tells a simple tale of friendship, frolicking, and wonder as these magical creatures explore their marvelous world of greenery, flowers, and sometimes even danger from natural predators like spiders or lizards.
FOLLOWING on with Lisa and Mark Bruin's foal
handling series this week we look at how important a slow start is for teaching foals
Immediately after being born, most foals
position themselves upright, enabling the lungs to expand properly.
She's a little slower than most foals
because her legs are so long.
It was sad to have lost the mare, but at least the foal
is absolutely fine, and to have two foals
when it could have been much worse is great,' she said.
were saved from the threat of being fed to lions at a zoo by a kind-hearted horse-lover.
can gallop after about 24 hours and our front page picture illustrates the joyful first sprint of a mare and foal
are at an increased risk of developing health issues during weaning, and Assisi Animal Health offers advice for keeping foals
healthy by preparing the animal for weaning.
Lowdown The final thoroughbred auction in Britain and Ireland of 2012, today's Goffs December National Hunt Sale will see 297 jumps foals
, yearlings, horses in training and broodmares come under the hammer.