How To Care For Your New Foal.

You have waited eleven months for your foal to arrive. Now he is here what can you do to ensure he gets off to the best possible start in life?

Make sure that the foal sucks. A normal foal should stand and drink from the mare within two hours. If the foal is having difficulty sucking, or is not interested, he may have serious problems. Call an experienced horse vet sooner rather than later.

Colostrum, the first milk, is very important. It contains all the antibodies your foal needs to protect him from infectious disease. A foal needs between 1.5 …

Horses – Sir Barton

There have been many great triple crown winners in horse racing history. But none faded farther into obscurity than the triple crown winner Sir Barton.

He wasn’t the last but he was the first. This was an amazing achievement for this horse when you consider the following facts. As a two year old he lost his first six races. This horse couldn’t get out of his own way and nobody gave him a chance to win much of anything, let alone the triple crown. As a three year old, the only reason he was even in his first race in …