A young horse is called a foal, suckling, weanling, colt, filly or yearling, depending on its age and, in some cases, its sex. Foals, sucklings and weanlings are male and female horses younger than one year old.Continue Reading
Yearlings are horses of either sex between the ages of 1 and 2 years. A colt is a male horse younger than 4 years of age, and a filly is the female equivalent. However, in some regions, both male and female young horses are called colts.
A young horse is different from a pony, which is a breed of equine that has a short stature and a stocky body.Learn more about Barnyard Mammals
The oldest horse whose age has been recorded was 62 years old at the time of death. The horse, named Old Billy, pulled barges in canals in England. He was born in 1760 and died in 1822. As of 2014, his preserved skull is on display at the Manchester Museum.Full Answer >
A young female horse is called a filly. Fillies become mares at 3 years of age.Full Answer >
The average weight of a goat varies depending on breed, sex and age. Goat breeds developed for dairy production are generally smaller than goats bred for meat production. There are also several breeds of miniature goats.Full Answer >
The initial cost of a horse varies by breed, age, level of training and other factors, but the average price of hobby-horses is $3,000, according to survey respondents reported by the UMaine website. Prices typically range between a couple hundred dollars to several thousand dollars.Full Answer >