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    02-23-2013, 03:31 PM
  #11
Yearling
Has she seen a vet at all? Do you have a safer place away from the stud? I've known of studs to reach over a fence to get at a foal. Plus in some of the pictures you've got barbed wire and that's not a safe situation for a foal.
     
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    02-23-2013, 03:34 PM
  #12
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Originally Posted by MsBHavin    
Has she seen a vet at all? Do you have a safer place away from the stud? I've known of studs to reach over a fence to get at a foal. Plus in some of the pictures you've got barbed wire and that's not a safe situation for a foal.
Yes she has. She's not near the stud now :) We have four pastures, so they are separated by an entire pasture now. We do have barbed wire at certain parts, but the foal will not be near all that!
     
    02-23-2013, 04:02 PM
  #13
Foal
EquineBovine-- Thank you! :) Here's a pic of the stallion, trying to come inside! Lol :)
http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r...25932165_o.jpg

Army Wife-- She is not bagged up yet, but I checked her today and it looks like she might just be starting to! Her utters are warm and I thought I saw some wax (it was a crusty yellow substance).

I would also like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has replied to this. You guys are pretty much the only few who haven't said anything rude about me or my horses on here. I really appreciate that, a lot. :)
     
    02-23-2013, 04:50 PM
  #14
Yearling
He has a smart head cute ears lol what are you hoping for? Are you going to keep it?
And sorry you haven't had a good experience here. There is a lot of information on this site and a lot of helpful people so I hope it gets better for you :)
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    02-23-2013, 05:00 PM
  #15
Trained
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Originally Posted by JennyVee    
I can't say I understand. I mean, I understand what you're saying, just not why, I suppose.
Because I really do wish the baby well, but I can't think of anything polite to say about breeding a rescue mare, of no particular merit apart from a pretty color, to a stud who is much the same without the abusive background.

So I will not add anything else, just I wish the baby, and the mare all the best.
     
    02-23-2013, 05:18 PM
  #16
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Golden Horse    
Because I really do wish the baby well, but I can't think of anything polite to say about breeding a rescue mare, of no particular merit apart from a pretty color, to a stud who is much the same without the abusive background.

So I will not add anything else, just I wish the baby, and the mare all the best.
She never said anything about breeding for color?

Both are very gorgeous horses. Itll be interesting to see how baby turns out!keep us updated
     
    02-23-2013, 05:21 PM
  #17
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Roperchick    
She never said anything about breeding for color?

Both are very gorgeous horses. Itll be interesting to see how baby turns out!keep us updated
What are the other options involved in breeding an unproven grade rescue mare with a mild roach back, and an unproven stud?
     
    02-23-2013, 05:39 PM
  #18
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Originally Posted by Roperchick    
She never said anything about breeding for color?
Nor did I, that is your assumption, I just said that the mare was a pretty color, which she is, and the stud is also colorful, that is fact.
     
    02-23-2013, 06:14 PM
  #19
Trained
Certainly nothing was said by the OP about any registrations, accomplishments of either the mare or stud, so my question would be the same-as well as again, OP-has the mare had her appropriate shots, seen the vet, etc? Or are you pretty much just crossing your fingers and hoping for the best?

It will be interesting to see what the foal looks like for sure-Hopefully it will get the best attributes of both mare and stud and will be healthy.
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    02-24-2013, 12:14 AM
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Green Broke
I wish you happy and healthy foaling vibes!! Love the mare especially. They'll have a gorgeous foal.
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