Friday, September 14, 2018

Science Supports Slow, Steady Weaning of Foals

Who practices slow weaning of foals? It's not a common practice among sport horse breeders. It's harder to manage for most breeders, but it might be worth considering. A recent article on the Kentucky Equine Research website reports that standard weaning - abruptly at 4 to 6 months of age - creates quite a few negative results for foals.

KER presents a summary here, with details of the results.

Read the original article here.

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