• Mares will carry their babies (also known as a foal) for up to 12 months

• When taking care of a foal Mares will use a low, deep toned, smooth sounds

• The average life expectancy of a Mare is about 25 to 30 years old

• Mare’s hooves are continuously growing and need to be trimmed just like our finger nails

•Mares have four speeds: Walking, Trotting, Cantering, and Galloping

• Horses communicate their feelings just like humans by using facial expressions

• Mares have an almost complete field of vision near 360 degrees

• Horses will snort to signal potential danger