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  1. Kaitlyn Smoot

    Stallion suckling from mare?

    It is the older mare he did it too. This is the first time we’ve seen it happening. Would a 3 year old still be doing so? Would the mare still be producing milk just from having him in the field with her? She definitely has milk coming out as I checked after seeing it.
  2. Kaitlyn Smoot

    Stallion suckling from mare?

    The vet estimated 5-6 and 3-4 on the two mares and 2-3 on the stallion when we first got them. The stallion, Max, had almost no length to his front teeth when we got him, so it seems that he must have lost those shortly before, making the age range from the vet seem reasonable. The mare (Jude)...
  3. Kaitlyn Smoot

    Stallion suckling from mare?

    Today, I watched our mini stallion suckling from the more timid mare. She allowed it and it continued for some time. Is this normal? I tried googling, but didn’t find anything useful/actually related. He definitely wasn’t just sniffing, you could hear the sucking sounds. Any possible reasons...