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Colt and Filly: Learn to Use Horse Terms in Context

Have you ever heard horse enthusiasts talk about ‘colts,’ ‘fillies,’ ‘foals,’ ‘yearlings,’ and ‘weanlings’? Each of these terms has a special meaning in the horse world. The most common terms, colt and filly, specifically refer to young male and female horses under four years old. Under one year old, all horses are ‘foals,’ regardless of …

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