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Female HorsePlay
The term 'mare' specifically refers to an adult female horse, not a foal or a male horse. SlideShe's a beautiful mare, about five years old.
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Animal BreedingPlay
When speaking about breeding horses, 'mare' indicates the horse is female and capable of producing offspring. SlideThe breeder has several mares ready for mating this season.
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Not a FoalPlay
Mare is used for adult females, while a young female horse is called a filly. SlideThat filly will become a fine mare in a couple of years.