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        10-28-2008, 08:01 PM
      #11
    Foal
    I have wormed her once since I got her, and will again in a couple of weeks. I was told she was wormed right before the brought her here, but I'm not sure that was true. Yes, I will need to get the vet out! I'm really worried not just because of her age, but because of the poor health she was in when I got her---she was extremely underweight. She still needs to put more weight on, but is coming along well.
         
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        10-29-2008, 03:58 PM
      #12
    Showing
    Depends on the horse. Age, health, whether or not the mare has bred before are only a few things that need to add up in order to decide whether or not a horse is in good shape to carry a foal to term safely. If you are not sure, consult with a vet.
         
        10-30-2008, 12:48 PM
      #13
    Trained
    I knew a horse that was breed at a year old and had a foal just after she turned two, it's definitely possibly.
         
        11-02-2008, 01:18 PM
      #14
    Showing
    When I bred show miniatures, I didn't breed until they were 3. Even then with them there was always a 50/50 chance that there would be complications with foaling. Needless to say, I didn't breed for to long.
         
        11-02-2008, 06:12 PM
      #15
    Yearling
    I hope she isnt in foal, its a good thing you rescued her!

    Just wondering whats the oldest a mare can have a foal?
         
        11-03-2008, 10:27 PM
      #16
    Trained
    I've heard of people breeding horses into their late 20's. I guess it depends on the horse.
         
        11-03-2008, 10:56 PM
      #17
    Yearling
    Wow into their 20's I don't think I would breed that late (jmo)
         
        11-04-2008, 02:50 PM
      #18
    Trained
    Yeah I don't think I would either, but that's just my opinion
         
        11-05-2008, 12:30 PM
      #19
    Green Broke
    I knew a mare that had wicked bloodlines...they bred her (well, harvested her eggs) until the ripe old age of 38
         
        11-05-2008, 02:03 PM
      #20
    Yearling
    I could under stand about the harvesting her egg to have a serigant but I couldnt breed one as old as.. like 38
         

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