Breed the Perfect Foal
Whether it’s for practical reasons – you want to create a performance prospect for the market or as a future mount for yourself – or emotional, such as wanting a foal from a cherished horse, matchmaking for your mare can be a daunting challenge. To determine how best to pick the ideal mate for your mare and what you should take into consideration, we talked to three successful veterans of the breeding business: Augustin Walch of W. Charlot Farms in Stratford, ON; Jennifer Arnoldt of Dreamscape Farm in Langley, BC; and Lorrie Jamieson of Klondike Victory Farm in Red Deer, AB. Here is their advice for novice breeders. Should I breed my mare? All three experts advise that you start by taking a critical look at your mare, assessing her strengths and weaknesses and trying to be objective about whether she has the attributes you want to see in a…
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