Latest Foal Stories
A foal named Mira is believed to be the first born from a dead mare whose eggs were extracted for remote fertilization, scientists in New York said. Rebaqua, a champion barrel-racer, died nearly a year ago of a ruptured intestine at Cornell University Hospital for Animals in Ithaca, N.Y.
A horse put down after breaking a leg during a tornado in Colorado produced progeny almost a year after her death through surrogate mothers, her owner says. Two foals were born in April, KUSA-TV in Denver reported.
A syndrome that can cause pregnant mares to abort their foals has been confirmed in at least one Florida horse, several years after a devastating outbreak of the disease in Kentucky's thoroughbreds.
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