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    09-20-2010, 02:56 AM
  #1
Foal
New to Forum. My Mare is due!

Hey folks! I am Mary and we own 4 beautiful horses. We have been taking in some rescue horses this year and have one on property now that is preggers. She is an adorable 10 year old sorrel mare that stands only about 14 hands, just beautiful!!!

Well we have had her for about 2 months now and even being in foal we have been able to fatten her up and she has a great shine to her. I have been pretty concerned about this foal because she was neglected but I have great hopes that all is going to be fine. She seems to have come along very nicely this past couple of months with her pregnancy.

She started bagging up about a month ago and I noticed last week that her belly had "dropped". Saturday I found that she had waxed over and tonight when I checked on her she was panting and her vulva was totally relaxed. I am thinking (especially with the full moon coming) we are going to have a baby any time now.

This is exciting and we are anxious to meet our new friend. We have no idea what she was bred to but there were over 30 horses that were rescued from this property and many had foals and were in foal. A lot of the babies were palomino's and a couple were buckskins and bays. It will be interesting to see what we get with our little gift!!

Keep your fingers crossed for us.. been a long time since I had a foal in my bunch!!!
     
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    09-20-2010, 02:58 AM
  #2
Banned
First- Welcome to the forum! Glad to have you!

There are tons and tons of folks on here that are experts in the baby department...I am not one of them! I just love hearing about the lil ones and especially rescues.

Sounds like you will have a baby very soon! Do keep us posted!
     
    09-20-2010, 03:14 AM
  #3
Foal
Neither- But I bet ure supa glad bout it!!!
     
    09-20-2010, 08:04 AM
  #4
Showing
Welcome to the forum!

While I can't give any advice on preggie (never had one in foal ), I wish you good luck with her! I dealt with youngsters before and it's very exciting (very challenging too).
     
    09-20-2010, 10:13 AM
  #5
Green Broke
You are going to post pictures? Foals are always so exciting.
     
    09-22-2010, 12:21 AM
  #6
Foal
Hey all!!! Sorry I haven't responded before now. What a bad new member I am!! Well we STILL have no baby! She is holding out for the last horrahh.. LOL. She looks sooo ready and I guess we'll just wait for her to give in.

Thank you so much for the warm welcome! I think I am really going to like it here. I love reading all of the posts, so much to learn here!!

Ohh OF COURSE there will be pics.. LOL lots and lots!

Thanks again! I will keep everyone posted!

Mary
     
    09-22-2010, 12:50 AM
  #7
Showing
Howdy Mary, and welcome to the forum. Congratulations on the upcoming new addition and you will find that there are tons of people here to drool over every new baby born (I'm one of them ). I will let you in on a secret that I learned from my one experience with an expecting mare. They will give signs of delivering every night just to deprive you of sleep, then when you can't take it anymore and stop watching for one night, you'll wake up to a foal in the morning . I think they do it just to aggravate us LOL.
     
    09-22-2010, 12:59 AM
  #8
Foal
LOL I sooo agree!! I actually went to bed early last night and didn't bother with her just to see if she would give in.. nope, she's a stubborn one! Thing is we really don't have a clue as to when she is really due so when I see these signs I have been seeing I am sure she will drop this baby any time.. then again I have been telling my friends she isn't even pregnant .. just fat with big tata's.. I absolutely agree though.. as soon as I am tired of being excited BAMMM there it will be!

Thanks for the welcome!! I look forward to making some great friends here!
     
    09-22-2010, 09:10 PM
  #9
Trained
Still no baby????

Welcome to the forum, and we MUST have pictures!!!!
     
    09-22-2010, 09:44 PM
  #10
Foal
Hey!! Nope still no baby. I have a vet friend from out of state and she is betting on late late Thursday night because of the full moon.. I am betting on late late Friday night ( A MONTH FROM NOW) because she is sooooo stubborn!!! LOL

I tell ya sometimes I wonder if she is even carrying a foal!! Ugghhh.. LOL I do promise LOADS of pics!!

I had a friend have to put down her 32 year old horse after growing up with this horse.. today was the bad day. So I spent most of my free time DOTING over my 32 year old mare.. loving and appreciating her wisdom and kindness..

I took a long look at her today and realized that I am so blessed to have her and know her and to also know we are going to have a brand new fresh life coming any time.. How can you not appreciate that in your life??? Okk.... now I am tearing up!! Time to go check the fat one!!

Thanks again for the warm welcome and I will keep everyone informed!!
     

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