When to Wean a Foal

Updated December 13, 2023

In this Ask the Vet video, Dr. Gray and SmartPaker Dan answer a viewer question on when to wean a mini-colt. They discuss why some young horses may be ready to wean earlier than others, the difference in weaning times between wild and domesticated horses, as well as the methods for separating the foal from the mare to facilitate weaning.

Additional Resources for Owners of Foals

SmartPak strongly encourages you to consult your veterinarian regarding specific questions about your horse's health. This information is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease, and is purely educational.