It sounds perfect: You own a mare?especially a mare whom you?ve enjoyed in competition or in years of trail riding?and you think you should breed her before she becomes too old. ?Wouldn?t it be neat to have another horse just like her'? you dream.
But it's nowhere near that simple. Breeding your mare is going to cost you real money, possibly a ton of money?and perhaps much more emotionally?just to get a live foal who can stand properly. And breeding isn?t cloning?while the foal may be similar to your mare, he or she won?t be an exact copy.
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