When possible, I plan for foals to be born in mid-March. It's still fairly early in the season so they'll be good-sized yearlings, but by the middle of March we're usually out of the worst that Winter throws our way here in central Kentucky. Until two years ago, I never gave too much thought to foaling...
Cold and wet weather combined with a rather hard-keeping breed of horses means that Thoroughbred caregivers must be especially conscientious about the health of their equine charges during the winter months. In other words, winter is a rough time of year to be a Thoroughbred owner. It becomes an even...