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foal

the young of a horse or related animal

foal

[fōl]
(vertebrate zoology)
A young horse, especially one under 1 year of age.
References in classic literature ?
"I'll take the foals," said Sancho; "for it is not quite certain that the spoils of the first adventure will be good ones."
The behaviour of the young colt and foal appeared very modest, and that of the master and mistress extremely cheerful and complaisant to their guest.
The simple admirer of the war-horse instantly fell back to a low, gaunt, switch-tailed mare, that was unconsciously gleaning the faded herbage of the camp nigh by; where, leaning with one elbow on the blanket that concealed an apology for a saddle, he became a spectator of the departure, while a foal was quietly making its morning repast, on the opposite side of the same animal.
The study was carried out in rural and urban areas of Lahore and Sahiwal districts of Punjab, Pakistan to record the prevalence of bacterial diarrhea in foals during year 2016.
Preliminary veterinarian results indicate that 25 wild horse foals held at the BLMs Litchfield Corrals may have died from colitis, or inflammation of the colon.
Foals can gallop after about 24 hours and our front page picture illustrates the joyful first sprint of a mare and foal.
Gill said: "We've had several palomino foals this year by Tamevally Sahara who we bought last year as an outcross for our mares.
Lisa and Mark treat their foals in the way they'd like them to turn out as adults, which is respectful and polite.
Newborn foals bounding across pastures is a joyous sight.
But mares having their foals torn away from them only to be shot is no way to treat our native ponies.
? ?Lowdown The final thoroughbred auction in Britain and Ireland of 2012, today's Goffs December National Hunt Sale will see 297 jumps foals, yearlings, horses in training and broodmares come under the hammer.
He is only two years old and his first crop of foals are due in 2009."