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A colt or filly with its mother

A Colt is a young male horse, under the age of four. Older male horses are called either a "stallion", if left fertile, or a "gelding" if neutered. The verb 'to geld' refers to the process of neutering a stallion. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1305x894, 761 KB) Description: mare of the race Deutsches Reitpony with a suckling foal Author: Stefan Stegemann Date: August 1999 License: File links The following pages link to this file: Horse breeding Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1305x894, 761 KB) Description: mare of the race Deutsches Reitpony with a suckling foal Author: Stefan Stegemann Date: August 1999 License: File links The following pages link to this file: Horse breeding Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus. ... This Trakehner would be most appropriate to sire horses for the discipline of dressage. ... A gelding is a castrated animal—in English, a castrated male horse. ... Castration, gelding, neutering, orchiectomy or orchidectomy is any action, surgical or otherwise, by which a biological male loses use of the testes. ...


A young female horse is called a filly until age four, and a mare thereafter. Filly is also a town in Belgium. ... Mare may mean any of several things: A mare (horse) is a female horse. ...


A group of colts is called a "rag".


 
 

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