Foaling and age of the mare
Posted 20 December 2010 - 12:24 PM
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Posted 20 December 2010 - 03:10 PM
Heather Glen Farm
Posted 20 December 2010 - 03:31 PM
Right now I have a 15 yr old & a 16 yr old in foal, and am on the fence about breeding my 19 yr old mare for a last foal come spring. I love older mares, and that's generally how you get your better horses by buying the older gals that most folks don't want to deal with anymore.
Posted 20 December 2010 - 03:36 PM
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Posted 20 December 2010 - 03:41 PM
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Posted 21 December 2010 - 04:27 AM
I would go for it, as Supa says, one foal form her and she has paid for herself.
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Posted 21 December 2010 - 06:11 AM
I dont have a problem letting older mares go in foal if they are healthy and happy. So judge your mares individually and take it from there. And 14 is not old in a mare - she has many good yrs left in her and foals.
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