Depending on the breed of horse, as well as the habitat, food…. Which horse lifespan varies. But the average horse has about 20 to 30 years of life.

The male horse becomes sexually mature when it is 36 to 40 months old. And after 48 months of age, new stallions are put into breeding.

The mare is in first heat from 20 to 22 months of age, until 36 months of age, the mare is mated. The mare is in heat from February to June every year and the estrus cycle is from 22 to 24 days.

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Mare pregnancy lasts about 300 to 340 days. The mare usually gives birth to a foal, the foal being able to stand and run shortly after birth. A horse entering the 4th year of life is considered an adult horse.

Horses are animals that live in groups. Horses along with plains and mountain zebras generally have stable herds of one male and one female, with the remaining males forming small “single” herds. Other species form swarms of a transient nature, lasting only a few months, of which are either mixed or monogamous. In both cases, a clear hierarchy is established among individuals, usually with the dominant female controlling access to food and water resources and the dominant male controlling the opportunities. mating.

Ovulation in females is generally one egg, although about 24-26% is multiple (of which 99% is two eggs). Generally, the interval between ovulations is 1 day. Levels of progesterone (the sex hormone that maintains pregnancy) will increase after the second ovulation. After mating and becoming pregnant for about 11 months, the females will give birth, usually just one young. Juveniles are able to walk only about 1 hour after birth and they are breastfed by their mothers for about 4 to 13 months (domesticated equine animals generally breastfeed less frequently). Depending on the species, living conditions and other factors, females in the wild will spawn every 1 or 2 years.