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    09-10-2010, 09:20 PM
The bottom line is that it's impossible to tell until a vet says one way or the other. I worked with a mare once that my employees and I swore was pregnant. Vet said nope. She carried to one side, and bagged up, even acted like she was going to foal one night. Nope, she was just fat, and had probably been a broodie for too many years.
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    09-10-2010, 09:34 PM
Originally Posted by KANSAS_TWISTER    
oh give's pointless to get some thing across.........LIKE A SECOND VET......
Mocking is never the best way to construe something. :\
    09-10-2010, 10:12 PM
Green Broke
I did call the second vet. Unfortunately that vet is no longer taking new patients. I don't have a trailer so I can't take her somewhere. Don't know anybody who does have a trailer. My vet is over two hours away from me. I agree that I will not know for sure until the vet comes out, which is basically what I said in my first post. You did come off as rude. If you didn't mean to sound rude then I apologize but I did sense sarcasm in your post. Let's just leave it at that. This is something that is rather silly to argue over. Don't you think?
    09-11-2010, 01:36 AM
Originally Posted by KANSAS_TWISTER    
oh give's pointless to get some thing across.........LIKE A SECOND VET......
Really? And what about when you only have one or 2 equine vets in your area and neither are available? This isn't an emergency so as Joe stated earlier, if an emergency does arise, their appointment will be moved. A second vet isn't guaranteed to be able to see her any earlier.

Oh, and PLEASE correct your signature!!!!

It should be: Never think YOU'RE better THAN others, because you WILL look like an IDIOT in the end.

    09-11-2010, 01:39 AM
Yes good!! was sarcasm, if you look closley at my pic it's of my stud I thought I lived out in the boon docks but 2 hours away from a vet....ouch!!! I don't charge for the use of my 3 trailers that I own, if my need it they ask.....if I have to haul it for them then they pay my gas....when boarding back when I lived in canada it was pay for this pay for that..oh you got billed for this....i swear to god they charged you for letting your horse breath in there barn.
I've been on this forum for so many years (don't know where the oldies went who would have my ass on this one) over time it got to a point were it was happening have to under stand my point of view....if you can not aford a vet then you shouldn't have a horse....But it seem's like you have every thing in order with vets. But most who turn around and say that they can't aford the vet's heart braking to the people who read this..... hey advice to any one who thinks there mare might be pregnant and want to post a pic about putting this under a header like some thing like this"mare might be pregnant what signs should I be looking for?" .....and no no no my stud isn't pregnant he's just really fat!!!! Other thing too is that you have put your horse in to a better place, where if a horse has had nothing in a long time will tend to gain wieght and look that way, when I bought bell our appy filly this spring, luna my daughter horse tried nursing her all the time and gained about 150 pounds doing it.
    09-11-2010, 01:51 AM
Amerea back off please......and cool your jets....before saying any thing you just did you should of waited....hhhmm now..oh for get it not worth it.......i live way out there but I have 2 visiting vets who come out once a week to our small county, one I like a lot and the other one I don't but suck it up any ways if I need to take any of my horses.....i also have a small animal vet 10 miles from me that if I bug enough will come out.....really have to bug him joe and I have said our peace and thing's are fine.......but for you to tell me what to write is soooo wrong on that part.....that was a saying that my grandmother (who just died) said to us kids to keep us straight.......don't bother taking your foot out of your mouth....if you have some thing against me then pm me will hadle it there
    09-11-2010, 01:55 AM
I think what Amarea was getting at was that the grammar is incorrect.

Vets are available when they are available. Not every vet will come out of their area, and not everyone is confident in driving a trailer.
    09-11-2010, 01:59 AM
Lol I know the trailer part can be scarry I hated our 16 ft and went and bought a 2 horse...but after 5 years of hualing the kids horse to show's and ridding leasons I have gotten use to it....and yes I have backed to to the side of the barn with it a few times......
    09-11-2010, 10:37 AM
Green Broke
We don't have anything that could pull a trailer with. We do have a big conversion van that we were told could pull it as long as we go slow enough but we don't have a hitch on it..yet. A trailer is definitely on our get list for next year. Unfortunately we are pushing it with the vet because we spent a lot of money getting this house horse ready and we've got four kids to buy Christmas for. The money is actually coming from my new saddle savings... dang it.
    09-11-2010, 10:52 AM
Well while I understand everyone wanting you to get a vet out 2 weeks, is she going to be any more or less pregnant than she is now? If she's not pregnant, good! If she is, OH well...looks like she's way past the point where you could abort safely. 2 weeks is 2 weeks. Its not going to change the outcome.

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