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Do Baby Horses Change Color as They Age? Foal Colors Explored

Our friend’s gray mare recently had a baby, and the newborn foal is a dusty brownish color with dark ear tips. The father is a gray stallion. So is this baby going to change colors as it ages and have a coat like its parents? Baby horses change color as they age. Foals are generally …

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Why Do Baby Horses Smack Their Lips, Eat Poop, and Bite?

Seeing a baby horse take its first steps is awe-inspiring. However, it doesn’t take long before they develop habits that make you shake your head in wonder, like repeatedly smacking their lips or eating poop. Is there any logical reason they do these things? Baby horses smack their lips when they’re hungry, relaxing, or just …

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What Is a Baby Horse Called? When Do They Stand and More…

We took my granddaughter to a friends’ ranch to see his “baby horses,” he pointed to a few and referred to them by various names. My confused granddaughter asked us why he doesn’t call them baby horses. All baby horses are called foals, regardless of their gender, until they’re one year old. Males foals are …

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