breeder report on pregnant mare
I just wanted the opinion of some knowledgeable folks to see if I'm nuts or what. My mare was pregnant when I got her (don't know when she was bred so still waiting), the woman who owned her had a friends stud come over to breed her 2 younger mares and another friends 2 mares. Mine ended up getting bred while still owned by the woman, I bought her 6 months later. Here we are a year later and the man who owns the stallion wants a breeder report on my mare because he never got a health certificate when she was bred. He said he will not turn over the papers without one, he also wanted me to get a DNA test before hand but a DNA screen is included in the registraion fee. They are Arabs and you cannot register them without a DNA test matching both parents.
I just wanted to know if I am being unresonable or is he, a health test a year later is no proof of anything, for all I know his stallion could have something from another mare, he's already been bred since. I know my mare is clean, I had a full exam when I had her palpatated, so I can call and get one in a day, but the fact that he didn't need one from the former owner, but now he wants one from me because he doesn't know me very well makes me mad, she was bred while owned by our mutual friend.
I did not ask for a bred mare and did not, nor would I breed her on purpose, and really am not worried about papers. I was playing with the idea of showing him, but may just geld him and train for trail riding. It's just the idea of it that steams me, and my friend moved away and is not taking my calls. We also found that she was not authorized to breed the other 2 mares so my other friend is in the same boat and has a 4 mo. Old colt. Sorry so long!!!Any opinions or suggestions will be appreciated.
Many people have sighed for the 'good old days' and regretted the 'passing of the horse,' but today, when only those who like horses own them, it is a far better time for horses. ~C.W. Anderson