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

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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

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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?

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How to recognise a sick newborn foal

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

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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