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  • Baby Horse: Foal
  • Young Male Horse: Colt
  • Young Female Horse: Filly
  • Adult Male Horse: Stallion (if intact) or Gelding(if castrated)
  • Adult Female Horse: Mare or Dam (if she has had foals)

Note: There are differences (between countries) regarding the age when a colt or filly becomes an adult these range from between 2 to 5 years.

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