Ellie's Foaling Thread (maybe?) - Page 5
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeding

Ellie's Foaling Thread (maybe?)

This is a discussion on Ellie's Foaling Thread (maybe?) within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

    Like Tree52Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-13-2013, 08:52 PM
      #41
    Yearling
    Also, that's really cute that she hangs out outside your window. You can definitely tell who she trusts and wants to be close to. Or maybe it's just cooler or more sheltered there, but I like to think it's the first option. :)
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-14-2013, 11:05 AM
      #42
    Foal
    Every morning I am waking up to the sounds of hooves clacking and scraping on the concrete below the window. That side is sunny, no shade at all in the morning, so it can't be because its cooler. I do hope it is because she trusts us and knows we love her. We just fenced off the entire property, and they can go wherever they like on it. We figured they would stay down by the trees where the grass is thick and there is shade. Nope, they hang out either by the front porch or on the driveway close to the house. I keep thinking she is waxing up a bit, but then it is gone by morning. With no dates, just an estimate of "some time in summer" I am resigned to not knowing when. Just wish I was a more patient person!
         
        06-14-2013, 11:29 AM
      #43
    Trained
    Pregnant mares force those of us who lack patience to acquire that virtue. She will foal when she foals. I doubt she knows when the blessed event will happen but as others have stated the longer it takes the more condition she gains. Shalom
    MGTS likes this.
         
        06-14-2013, 11:32 AM
      #44
    Green Broke
    Technically it's not summer yet, but it is so hard being patient! Hope your foaling goes smoothly. Is she getting soft/jiggly at the tailhead area yet?
         
        06-15-2013, 12:07 PM
      #45
    Foal
    Yes she has a total jello butt! And the guy who helped us rescue her from the hoarder said it would be another month, about a month ago. She is big as a house, and waddling all over the place. We are going to try to feel movement today if she doesn't kick us for touching her belly. Her udder is filling up, I noticed!
         
        06-18-2013, 07:31 PM
      #46
    Foal
    And still growing...

    Big as a house, but sweet as can be. She seems like she is about to pop. We chuckle at her pregnant lady waddle, but she sure can move when it comes dinner time. I can't imagine how she could get any bigger! We have started discussing names for the foal, which is lots of fun.
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg elliebigasahouse.jpg (49.9 KB, 124 views)
    File Type: jpg ellieteatssss1.jpg (45.3 KB, 124 views)
    File Type: jpg elliewaddle.jpg (90.3 KB, 124 views)
         
        07-01-2013, 04:27 PM
      #47
    Foal
    and yet still waiting....

    She is starting to sort of separate herself from the herd, standing quietly alone in the shade while the others eat. Her udder is filling up and her belly is getting even bigger, if that is even possible. She has started laying down a lot, loves to lounge in the pile of hay that has fallen around the bottom of the big round bale. I will try to get some better pics of her udder, this was just a quick one this morning. On the hot days she has been taking a dip in the pond, splashing around to cool off and loves to have me spray her down with the hose. She even turns so I can spray her butt, and clenches her butt muscles when the cold water hits it, which cracks us all up. She seems really uncomfortable, so I am glad it cooled off some here. I am not a patient person, the waiting is driving me crazy.
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg V__44F9.jpg (56.5 KB, 99 views)
         
        07-01-2013, 04:51 PM
      #48
    Yearling
    There's progress happening! :)
         
        07-01-2013, 05:15 PM
      #49
    Started
    I did not read through all the posts but have skimmed through. She's looking good! She's lucky you found her and took her in. Can't wait to see a baby!!
         
        07-05-2013, 03:52 PM
      #50
    Foal
    I was hoping for a 4th of July baby so I could name it Revolution, but alas, no deal! She has become verrrry loving, rubbing her head on me whenever she can. She also wants her butt scratched all the time, and if there is no post or tree available, will turn towards me so I can give it a good scratching for her. Trying not to read too many awful horror stories about what can go wrong when the time comes! Pics are from last night.
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg WP_20130704_005.jpg (32.8 KB, 67 views)
    File Type: jpg WP_20130704_007.jpg (42.3 KB, 65 views)
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Smailes foaling thread. smaile Horse Breeding 109 07-29-2013 09:01 AM
    May's Foaling Thread MyLittlePonies Horse Breeding 296 05-30-2013 09:29 PM
    The 'Two for One' Foaling Thread :) RiverBelle Horse Breeding 36 05-12-2013 08:00 AM
    Maggies foaling thread Artistgus Horse Breeding 90 02-22-2013 01:16 PM
    Sour's Foaling Thread Endiku Horse Breeding 22 06-18-2012 04:03 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:10 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0