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        07-19-2010, 10:15 PM
      #101
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by draftrider    
    If she is still showing signs of heat, she probably isn't pregnant. Can your vet check her yet?
    Yes, this. I was under the impression (please correct me if I am wrong) that conception will bring a mare out of heat sooner.
         
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        07-20-2010, 12:40 AM
      #102
    Trained
    I also think you made the right decision. Good on you. =]

    I'm sure a horse can still go through a heat in the early stages of pregnancy, I just don't imagine it's very common.
         
        07-20-2010, 06:09 AM
      #103
    Started
    What signs of being in heat are you seeing? Mares are only in season for about a week (other than transitional seasons but this is not when those occure), and this has been going on a long time...

    Mares ovulate at the end of their season cycle. Sounds like your mare isn't pregnant, but of course a vet is the only one to say for sure. It's been long enough now an ultrasound will show a pregnancy.
         
        07-20-2010, 02:27 PM
      #104
    Yearling
    If she is showing signs of heat this long she needs an ultrasound anyway to check for a cystic ovary.
         

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