Blessings all and thank you for your kind words. We're still waiting for mare number two to have her baby. I wish I could get past the feeling that something else will go wrong. It is hard to walk out to the pasture without knowing what I'll find.
I am so sorry for your loss of a little filly. I am glad your mare is recovering and you have a healthy mom and colt to hopefully help take your mind off things. Very good thinking to save the colostrum though- that might save another foal's life sometime this year.
Tears are rolling down my face as I come here to post. We had to put our much loved stallion down this morning. This has been a year of loss, my husband's grandfather, two young cousins, my aunt, as well as my son's much beloved golden, two new hatch clutches and now two horses in a two week time. Granted we did not have the time we wish we could have had with the baby but this stallion we raised from a baby. Last year my heart horse passed with brain cancer. I don't know how much more I can withstand.