Young Horse Development Part 2: Six Months to 1.5 Years

How you manage, feed, and care for your young horse during this transitional phase can affect his future performance and quality of life.

Large enough to do damage, but often untrained, stressed, and in fluctuating stages of growth, weanlings to long yearlings (roughly 6-18 months) are the gangly acne-and-hormone-plagued members of the equine world. As it is with the parents of teenagers, owners of young horses often seem bewildered about managing these metamorphosing charges. Yet, as

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