Balancing Motherhood and Career

February 10th, 2019|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management|Tags: , |

Perth, Western Australia (WA), 1907: The mare must not be heated when the foal is very young, as her milk when in that state is bad for the foal. Young calves will rub along nicely with two meals a day, given morning and evening, but the foal is a more frequent feeder, and the mare should [...]

This is Your Chance to Witness the Birth of Racing Royalty

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Features, Management|Tags: , , |

Springtime in Kentucky means one thing – foals! This year the public has unprecedented access to foaling with FOAL PATROL! The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame developed this unique interactive web program that allows fans an up-close, day-by-day look at the foaling process at Thoroughbred horse farms. FOAL PATROL is a collective of live web [...]

Mother’s Day

May 12th, 2017|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: , , |

In its most elemental definition motherhood is the bearing of offspring. Motherhood is much more, the instinct to nurture even offspring other than our own, is an undeniable force. These two mares have taken mothering to an extraordinary level. Meet Crystal and Moonshine. In 2015, Crystal, an elderly mare at Mount Bundy station near Adelaide River [...]