Breeding Horses

Breeding horses, mare and foalBreeding a horse should not be undertaken lightly as it can be costly, especially if there are complications.

Before considering breeding a horse careful consideration should be given to the mare and stallion with regard to their conformation, general health, temperament, pedigree, any genetic defects present or carried, etc to ensure that they are a good match for breeding that are likely to produce a healthy and desirable foal.

Choosing A Stallion

Advice on choosing a stallion to breed to a mare.

Horse Genetics

Horse genetics and inheritance of genes.