Student Research: Weaning, Foal Response to Mare Breeding

Student research questions: What is the best age to wean a foal? Is it a good/bad practice to take the afterbirth away from the mare right away so the veterinarian can check it? In the covering barn, why does the foal always get upset just when the stallion jumps on the mare? Is it because the person holding the foal squeezed it? It is because the foal is afraid of the stallion...?

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