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How long it takes a newborn foal to stand for the first time, as well as when he successfully nurses, are key factors in his immediate and future health. • Photo by Molly Montag.

Health Matters: For Foals, the First 24 Hours Are Critical

Foaling mares out is like asking someone out on a first date – expect the best, but plan for the worst.
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Health Matters: Understanding Pain

Taking good care of horses means being able to recognize when they're in pain, and understand how much pain they're feeling. Given they can't talk, that can be a difficult thing to do.