expected hieght of foal
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeds

expected hieght of foal

This is a discussion on expected hieght of foal within the Horse Breeds forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • What size foal am i expected
  • Can my 13.2 mare make a 15.2 foal

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-10-2007, 06:08 PM
  #1
Foal
expected hieght of foal

Hello I am new to this site I have 2 mares one is a rising 2 filly gypsy/irish cob I was told when I got her a year ago as a yearling that she would make 15 hands as they said her mother was a 15h as was the sire, I cannot see her getting close to that size she stands at 13.2 now, my other mare who is a 15.2 cob light chestnut with flaxen main and tail infact id go so far as to say she's blonde tail and main almost pallamino, I wonder how big a foal would make of my 15.2 mare if put to a rather handsom gypsy cob stallion who is 13.2 it would be safe to say any foal born would make 14.2 but as predicted hieghts go with the 1st mentioned fily as with her it will be a case of lets weight and see its a shame as we are all adults in our family so we would have to sell her as no one will be able to ride her and she is much loved, if any one has had a foal born to a larger mare smaller sire let me know what hieght the foals made is it true hey go more towards the mare thank you for reading :?:
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    03-11-2007, 12:26 AM
  #2
Foal
I have no idea
     
    03-13-2007, 08:16 PM
  #3
Foal
Come on someone must have a idea the mare 15.2 the sire 13.2
     
    03-14-2007, 10:46 AM
  #4
Weanling
It's hard to tell, you might be close with 14hh...but it could take it's fathers hight, or it's mom...i'd guess around 14hhs....it makes sence to me....
     
    03-14-2007, 02:33 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Hi, a foal is suppose to be closer to its mothers height, so bearing in mind its sire is 13.2hh and dam 15.2hh it will probably be 14.2 to 15hh. That's what it claims in textbooks anyway....
What height were you hoping for? :)
     
    03-15-2007, 07:11 PM
  #6
Foal
What it is there isnt many stallions round here but this totally hansom gypsy cob he's jus 13.2 but what he lacks in hieght he more then makes up in the looks deptment my mare is 15.1 I know the foals are supposed to take after the mothers size, I really hope they do I havent put them together yet it was just a idea
     
    03-16-2007, 05:53 AM
  #7
Green Broke
They both sound lovely, will make a nice foal. You;ll have to put some pics on.
     
    03-21-2007, 04:40 AM
  #8
Weanling
Hello, I have a guestimate formula for you that my father used when he was breeding what we call a stationbred or crossbred horse here in NZ. They were for hillcountry work, mustering....etc. ANYWAY at 1year and again at 2years he would measure in inches from sole of hoof to point of elbow and multiply by two. It would alter in a year slightly and he would take the higher measurement. He reckons it was mostly right and if not only out by 1 or 2 points. Of course this isn't helpful until you have your foal on the ground.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0