What is foaling season? As someone who has never owned a horse, I learned something new today courtesy of Animals.Mom.Me:

"Mares normally come into season, or heat, from April to October. Given the 11-month gestation period, that means foals start hitting the ground in May and the latest babies of the year in September."

That explains the stunning photos Colorado State University released yesterday as their foaling season begins — check them out in their Instagram post right here:

For those of you who do own horses, the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory offers foaling services for you — read more right here.