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Hip Hip Hooray To The Horse

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Today marks the official birthday of southern hemisphere horses, with all thoroughbreds in those regions a year older. Happy birthday, then, to all equines who are a year older. Thanks to a common-sense decision in recent years, so long as a foal's dam was not covered until September 1, he/she is not a yearling today even if foaled before August 1.

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