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Owning your own horse or pony may have been your dream for as long as you can remember; whether it be for the glorious hacks out in the summer sunshine, a gentle giant to keep you company on the weekend or even an ex-racehorse to keep you on your toes in the school, there are lots of positives to owning a horse but with that there is, unfortunately, ongoing expense. They say that “owning a horse is a lifestyle that will change everything you know”, owning a horse is by all means not plain sailing but it is one of...

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  Horse breeding sounds simple, but can actually be quite complicated. You start by selecting a mare, or female horse, and a stallion, a male horse, with complementary qualities that will yield a young foal who will be capable of performing whatever tasks you have in mind for him. Whether your purposes are farm work, showmanship, or racing after you have allowed the stallion to cover the mare you will be left waiting to see if a pregnancy has ensued. The early signs of horse pregnancy are not much different than those of other mammals, specifically humans, except that she cannot tell...

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