How Old Can Mares Have Foals?

If the mare is healthy, usually it is quite safe to breed her up to about 15-16, though I have seen mares conceive for their first up to about 18 years old.

How old can horses have foals?

A foal is an equine up to one year old; this term is used mainly for horses. More specific terms are colt for a male foal and filly for a female foal, and are used until the horse is three or four.

Can you breed a 20 year old mare?

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How long do mares carry foals?

eleven months

How many foals can a mare have?

Re: How many foals can my mare have up too? Mares can have one foal every 11 virtual months (11 turns).