What's the oldest for a broodmare? - Page 2
 
 

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

What's the oldest for a broodmare?

This is a discussion on What's the oldest for a broodmare? within the Stallions and Broodmares forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

    Like Tree1Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-23-2013, 10:17 PM
      #11
    Trained
    My mare just had her first foal at 12. So 11-12 for a mare that has foaled before is perfectly acceptable and a good age for plenty more babies.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-23-2013, 11:13 PM
      #12
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by star16    
    Considering selling one of my mares. When we bought her, she was a broodmare. We've had her for two years, and she just hasn't worked out. She's about 11-12 years old. She was an excellent mother, and really enjoyed being a mother, apparently.

    Is she too old to have more foals?
    No not at all. I've seen broodmares in good health carry foals until they were 21 years old. Now it's something I would recommend doing, or something that I would do myself, but if the mare is in good health absolutely.

    My question to you tho, what does "hasn't worked out" mean? And why would you want to breed a mare who isn't what you're looking for or like?
         
        07-24-2013, 03:22 PM
      #13
    Foal
    She was a broodmare for her entire life, very little human contact. She is a little too much for us to handle. We've had her for two years, and put a lot into her, but it just wasn't meant to be.

    And we would sell her to a barn/breeding facility, so they would breed her- we wouldn't keep/buy the foal or anything. We'd be getting a different horse. Sorry for the confusion!
         

    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

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    oldest equine genomes Saddlebag Horse Articles 2 07-12-2013 02:54 PM
    oldest horse you ever rode ? Frankiee Horse Riding 41 04-13-2013 03:09 PM
    Oldest Horse In The Barn BlooBabe Horse Talk 67 07-27-2012 05:54 PM
    Oldest peice of tack you use? cowboy bowhunter Horse Talk 2 07-06-2012 11:00 AM
    oldest person Walkamile Horse Talk 4 01-24-2009 08:26 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:22 PM.


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