Wobbly lambs might be dominating fields around the country. But this time of year also sees the arrival of offspring a whole lot more wobbly, limbier, flufffier, unquestionably cuter — and with exciting potential

What impact do both parents have on the eventual size of their progeny? Peter Green MRCVS looks at the latest research

Rachel Alexandra and foal

How one top mare fought for her life after foaling [H&H VIP]

Find out how top mare Rachel Alexandra battled back from near-death after foaling complications

Famous sires and their first foals: in pictures

We take a look back through the H&H archives at famous thoroughbred sires and their first foals

Are these Britain’s cutest foals?

The horse world is well known for being a tough crowd — but when it comes to foals it’s a different story

An abandoned and starving foal — who won legions of fans by recovering against the odds — celebrates his first birthday this week

Facebook has brought an orphaned foal and bereaved mare together after a veterinary practice appealed for a foster mare


Training young horses: new experiences

Is it wise to make a young horse approach a new experience or object? And can the input of a handler help?


How to recognise a sick newborn foal

Many problems affecting foals in the first week of life have similar and subtle symptoms


Matt Jenkins’ dressage blog: rain, rain and more rain

Dressage blogger Matt Jenkins has been struggling with the recent heavy rain, which proved a step too far for his run around