Is there any calculations to determine roughly what height a foal will mature to? I've heard people say that there are some formulas to use if you measure certain areas on your foal to determine an adult height. Is this true? Do you have to wait until they're a certain age?
Also, I have a 15.2 hand mare who's bred to a 16.1 hand stallion. My mare's sire was 16.2 hands and her dam was 17.1 hands. Will the size in my mares history show through in her foal?
Some say you can do an approximation by measuring from the middle of the knee to the coronet having the tape off the leg basically in a triangular shape. If the measurement is 15 1/2 inches then the approx mature height is 15.2. Another saying is that if the foal a day or so after birth can walk under the mare then it will be the same height as the mare but if it is too tall then it will be taller than the mare.
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