Photo by Melissa Bauer-Herzog
January 1 is the traditional time for foaling season in for Thoroughbred breeders. As baby horses emerge throughout the spring, we’ll be featuring some of the cutest and most notable newborns we see featured on Twitter. Come back every Sunday to start your week off right!
This little one is clearly enjoying the winter weather – we’re glad someone still likes it!
Life is good at Denali Stud on a snow day! If horses could talk, "Yipee no school today!!!" pic.twitter.com/WZnLPccF5E— craig bandoroff (@BandoroffCraig) March 3, 2014
It was love at first sight for new mother Marzes, who bonded with her Rock Slide colt shortly after giving birth:
This daughter of Proclamation and Dancealot Lady has beautiful facial markings!
Filly born 3.30am 4th march. pic.twitter.com/dhEYfWiX42— Stuart Matheson (@stumat) March 4, 2014
Look at the legs on this daughter of Unusual Heat out of the mare Lethal Hunter!
This is a true newborn! This little guy, a son of the mighty Curlin, gets a rubdown from a caregiver just after he was delivered:
This son of Unbridled’s Song and Escape With Me has some flashy looks about him!
1/2 brother to Unzip Me by Unbridled's Song born March 1. He looks like Will Take Charge, if I'm not wrong!? pic.twitter.com/3NJCRFv0bP— Blackstone Farm (@BlackstoneFarm) March 2, 2014
Nicanor, a full-brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, welcomed his very first foal this week! This little girl is out of My Little Josie and bears a strong resemblance to her mother:
We love this photo! Mama Vadahilla nuzzles her Eskendereya baby at Taylor Made Farm:
Eskendereya filly out of the royally bred Vadahilla (FR) pic.twitter.com/wK3tvK0hgx— TaylorMadeStallions (@TMStallions) March 5, 2014
Here’s Bit of Bubbly with her doppelganger daughter by Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags:
Beloved racemare Winter Memories had a gorgeous son by Street Cry – mom and baby look like they’re doing great!
What a face! This little son of Get Stormy and I Match Too looks like a friendly little guy:
Have a foal that you’d like to see featured here in future editions? Tweet the baby’s photo and lineage to @ABRLive!