Making Magic: Breeding and Birthing a Healthy Foal by Leslie McDonald and Meredith Weller, DVM
Model Number: 9780939481781
This unique and instructive book combines solid information on breeding and foaling, with the author’s personal journal of breeding her mare leading to the birth of Magic or, as the title says, “Making Magic.” As the author shares her personal story, the practical information comes to life in a touching and intimate way.
Topics covered include:
The “why’s” of breeding, along with the other important questions all prospective breeders should be asking
Selection of the right stallion for your mare
Breeding the mare and related issues
Care of your mare during pregnancy
Care of your mare and foal during and after foaling
This unique approach of combining technical advice with the “true life” story of a healthy foal’s conception and birth makes for a fascinating read.