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  • v. Present participle of foal.
  • n. act of giving birth to a foal


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  • Each had prepared a spread, mostly of meat and dairy products, but also of fried dough and sweets, and each offered us salted, buttery milk-tea andsince it was the foaling seasonboth fermented and distilled mare’s milk.

    Visiting Galsan Tschinag in his Yurt Katharina Rout

  • During the 1926 foaling season the name of Pavlova was co-opted (perhaps inevitably), and as atwo year-old, on May 26, 1928, this Pavlova ran in the novelty pony race at Maffra in East Gippsland, carrying a seven-pound handicap.

    More Pavlova

  • Breeders had become cautious about foaling new horses that no one would buy.

    Horse Breeding Canters Back to N.Y.

  • Born in the foaling stall at The Meadow in Doswell, Virginia, at 2:10 a.m. on March 30, 1969, by all accounts Secretariat was promising from the start.

    Liz O'Connell: A Clock-Stopping Day for Thoroughbreds: Happy Birthday Secretariat

  • The most likely cause was at some point during foaling, blood flow from the placenta to the foal was compromised causing a lack of oxygen to the brain.

    Liz O'Connell: You Can Bet on Little Larky

  • Instead of answering the question, the agency simply describes the procedures used to conduct gathers during summer months -- with no explanation for why they're held in the hottest month of the year as opposed to the fall or winter, when the mares are not foaling and the new foals of the year are older and stronger.

    Wayne Pacelle: Be Heard by the BLM: Urge an End to Wild Horse Roundups

  • In time Doodle de Doo became uncontrollably wild and we had to restrict her to foaling.

    Going Home to Glory

  • I write it shows in the eyes of the dog it creeps in the paw of the cat it shimmers in the solitary fly's pair of wings it leaps in foaling withers it flies in the flight of birds it flies it sinks into the earth down under roots it smiles in the infant's eyes it grows in the eyes of children it wonders in young eyes it yearns in human eyes.

    I write

  • This is great stuff about the reasons for foaling, and I did not know that mares could in effect put the initial birth process on hold.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » A Day in the Life of a Breeding Farm

  • He may have been at the farm overnight if there was a foaling emergency.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » A Day in the Life of a Breeding Farm


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