What is a baby horse called?
Some people think a baby horse is called a pony. In fact, a baby horse is called a foal. A foal is a horse that is younger than one year old.
A pony can be any age! Ponies have short legs and wider bodies than full-sized horses. Ponies often have thicker manes too!
People can ride ponies, just like they can ride full-sized horses. Historically, people have also used ponies to pull carts and help with transportation.
Ponies live all around they world. They mostly eat plants like hay or alfalfa. A pony might also like an apple or a carrot as a treat.
A baby pony is also called a foal!