Maternal Behavior

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"She can go from sweetheart to witch in a split second," is often an apt description for a broodmare with foal at side, or, in some cases, a mare which is approaching parturition. Maternal behavior in mares can range all the way from being a totally lackadaisical new mother to turning savage when she perceives that her foal is threatened. As most owners and mare managers can attest, you never

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