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post #1 of 5 Old 02-11-2014, 03:52 PM Thread Starter
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A little advice needed, please

Missy is getting really irritable. Yesterday, we had a lot of movement in her flank area and in her lower belly(by teats) - Missy quickly shot her ears back and kicked her stomach and flickered her tail before letting out a huge sigh.

Today she is super miserable, keeps trying to bite, not wanting to be groomed, very sluggish on walks, turned her out and instead of usual galloping, we got a slow walk and a big sigh and graze.

I know we still don't know if she is in foal or not, but if she is, please tell me this is normal for a mare that's due to foal..

Any advice?

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-11-2014, 03:58 PM
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I would get a vet out asap. Because if she is not pregnant then there could be other complications going on..

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I would get a vet out asap. Because if she is not pregnant then there could be other complications going on..
That's all I need to know, Thank you!!
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That's all I need to know, Thank you!!
I will say that if she is in foal then it would be common I would think. And from what it sounds like she could be since she was running with a stallion. I know all the mares I have been around that were expecting were total grouches LOL

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Because you don't know she's in foal I would call a vet incase it's colic.

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