Category Archives: New Foal

Foal Training: Mission

  Immediately after Mission’s birth I was still able to catch him. I imprinted him by touching him all over his body. I was able to constrain him at that time by holding him firmly with a hand placed in … Continue reading

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“Mission”: Colt Born May 16, 2015 6:30 AM

Last spring Titan, our stallion, was pacing the fences, watching the mares, and losing weight. For some years come springtime I had put Fanny with him (for a brief rendezvous) hoping for a colt. It never happened.  Last spring I … Continue reading

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BORN THIS MORNING

Dancer is 20 years old. Up until a few weeks ago, I suspected it, but I didn’t if know she was pregnant. She did not seem very big to me and I thought that the belly she did have was … Continue reading

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Taming a Wild Colt

I may change, but for today I am calling our new foal “Blitz”. I’ve heard that the definition of imprinting a foal is a process of touching the foal for an extended time and breathing into its nostrils within the … Continue reading

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Dancer x Titan = Brand New Baby Colt

Dancer delivered at about 10 o’clock last night, May 7, 2012. I’ve been putting her in the barn for the last couple of nights as a precaution that she wouldn’t deliver the foal near the pond or someplace dangerous. The … Continue reading

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