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Why does my mare.... get moody

August 2012 by We get the opinion of four different experts

Breeding season sees alot of moody mares around. Lets find out what our 4 experts have to say about it.

Craig Simon, BVSc(hons), GPCert(EqP), MACVc(EqSurg), CMAVA - All Horses Vet Services

When a client complains their mare is ‘moody’, they are often referring to unwanted behaviours that may be associated with the oestrous cycle. This is very common and can lead to less than desirable performance.