Foal's Playfulness a Reflection of Gender, Mare's Condition

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The body condition of a mare and the sex of her foal will determine how much the foal plays, according to a new study by researchers at the Mammal Research Institute at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

The group, led by Elissa Cameron, MSc, PhD, observed the play habits of foals in bands of feral horses on the central north island of New Zealand. They observed the body

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