Foal to First Ridden
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In Foal to First Ridden, Vanessa Britton provides all the help and guidance necessary to enable you to enjoy one of the most rewarding experiences open to the horse owner, that of breeding and rearing a foal from a favourite mare
Written for the first-time breeder, topics covered include: Assessing your mare and finding a suitable stallion. Sending your mare to stud. Pregnancy in the mare. Foaling and postnatal care. The lactating mare, weaning and nutrition. General management and initial training. Backing and riding away.