How do horses grow?
They grow like everyone else, by age.
Horses are born very well developed and are able to stand and
run after about two hours. They are called foals when they are very
young. They have long gangly legs and are extremely cute!
As they grow up a bit, males are called colts, and females
fillies, until they reach maturity at four, when males are called
stallions (unless gelded) and females mares. Most start to be
backed (trained) when they are around two years old, and started to
be properly ridden when four. Some other breeds need more