Over the past five years, vet Stephen Ashdown has written many articles, spoken on equine matters and contributed widely to horse magazines.

Here he reproduces in the form of questions and answers about 100 topics, all of them common problems which afflict horses.

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First Time
Q When will my two-year old mare have her first season? A

Every mare is different and the timing of her first season will depend on her growth rate and individual make-up. Most mares come into season for the first time during their first or second year.

For information on Horse Mating and Breeding from Your Mare click here


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