Rescue horse VERY in foal... NEED ADVICE PLEEEASE! Our first baby! - Page 12
 
 

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

Rescue horse VERY in foal... NEED ADVICE PLEEEASE! Our first baby!

This is a discussion on Rescue horse VERY in foal... NEED ADVICE PLEEEASE! Our first baby! within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        05-09-2010, 01:16 PM
      #111
    Weanling
    Its supposed to rain all day today off and on and get worse around 6pm. My question is... Should I let her out of her foaling pen today? She wants out to graze, but her udders are more full than usual and the other horses are a bit fresh since a cold front came through... Does she "need" the exercise? Or would it be best to leave her... even though she's going to be mad?
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        05-09-2010, 01:26 PM
      #112
    Green Broke
    I let my mare out full run of the pasture all day, and only put her in her foaling stall at night, all the way up until the evening she foaled. They are much, much better off getting out to move around as much as possible. Exercise is VERY important, especially with the impending labor and birth.
         
        05-09-2010, 01:35 PM
      #113
    Weanling
    Okay! Im going to let her out now... Thank you for the advice :)
         
        05-09-2010, 04:56 PM
      #114
    Foal
    Maybe a good walk/trot and if she can a run would get things moving around in there and get her to go into labor... I know when we are waiting for labor they say walk alot.....
         
        05-09-2010, 04:58 PM
      #115
    Foal
    Wouldn't it be neat to have a baby on mothers day....
         
        05-09-2010, 08:38 PM
      #116
    Weanling
    Alace~ I let her out right after posting and she did run along the fence line for a minute... lol... she looked like a bouncy ball
    Hopefully that gets things moving, and I was thinking the same thing.... a Mothers Day baby... We are having a small storm here at 7ish, supposed to last only an hour at the most, then at 11pm its supposed to thunderstorm until 2am... so, chances are good if its true they foal in storms... if not, my birthday is May 15th... so maybe she will go for one or the other
         
        05-09-2010, 08:45 PM
      #117
    Green Broke
    Ooh, I hope she foals soon, I can't wait to see the baby!
         
        05-09-2010, 08:58 PM
      #118
    Trained
    Wow, this has to be the longest waiting-for-a-baby thread I've followed here! Come-on Girl! Let's go!
         
        05-09-2010, 08:59 PM
      #119
    Weanling
    I think She must somehow know she has like 100 people waiting to see this little stinker... that's why she's holdin it in forever :) I can't wait either... I think its even MORE interesting since we have NO idea what she's bred to.
    I had a very weird dream last night... I definitely know I've been consuming too much of my life with my mare now :)

    So, last night (in my dream), she had a black and white (mostly black with a white tear drop and a few white splashes on back) filly, only thing was... I saw her starting to foal out my window, and by the time I got out there, there were several people I didnt know, one older gentleman helping pull the baby, because it was AS BIG AS DUSTY... LOL. Then all of a sudden, it sprang to its feet, ran out of the pen, and ran away with a herd of wild horses that were in my pasture... and Dusty acted like she could care less... just went on eating :) WEIRD DREAM... I got up this morning a little panicked :)
         
        05-09-2010, 09:03 PM
      #120
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by sssmith    
    I think She must somehow know she has like 100 people waiting to see this little stinker... that's why she's holdin it in forever :) I can't wait either... I think its even MORE interesting since we have NO idea what she's bred to.
    I had a very weird dream last night... I definitely know I've been consuming too much of my life with my mare now :)

    So, last night (in my dream), she had a black and white (mostly black with a white tear drop and a few white splashes on back) filly, only thing was... I saw her starting to foal out my window, and by the time I got out there, there were several people I didnt know, one older gentleman helping pull the baby, because it was AS BIG AS DUSTY... LOL. Then all of a sudden, it sprang to its feet, ran out of the pen, and ran away with a herd of wild horses that were in my pasture... and Dusty acted like she could care less... just went on eating :) WEIRD DREAM... I got up this morning a little panicked :)


    Ah ha hahahaha - you've reached the stage of weird-dreams-induced-by-sleep-deprivation! I'm well familiar with that one. At one point I dreamed my mare gave birth to a shih tzu.

    C'mon mama, let's go!
         

    Tags
    foal, foaling, mare, pregnant, rescue

    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
    Baby On Board - Foal Watch Appy Luvr Horse Breeding 5 04-10-2010 12:52 PM
    possible buy opinions pleeease XxemmafuriaxX Horse Pictures 10 03-05-2010 03:44 PM
    new foal - advice needed doczahi Horse Training 23 03-24-2009 06:30 PM
    Looking to buy horse at auction....rescue horse...advice? Linn Horse Protection 4 07-27-2008 11:23 AM
    The Baby Album! Post YOUR foal pics! Small_Town_Girl Horse Pictures 2 04-23-2008 01:56 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:17 PM.


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