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        09-17-2013, 01:00 PM
      #111
    Weanling
    True, but at least I can stop doubting myself that she is really pregnant, lol! She seems to have held onto this thing so long I keep second guessing if she is just really fat !
         
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        09-17-2013, 01:09 PM
      #112
    Green Broke
    You're going to think I just threw a bucket of cold water, but I don't think that she is pregnant. =( **don't throw that shoe at me!!!**
    Horses, like women, don't go more than a few weeks after the expected due date without serious problems.
    Plus, she would look like she swallowed a house, if she was really due right now. Are you sure...?
    https://www.google.com/search?q=preg...&bih=605&dpr=1
         
        09-17-2013, 01:29 PM
      #113
    Weanling
    Yes, the vet confirmed, she just said she was not as far along as I was told. She is producing colostrum and is a bigger mare, and last year's colt is not big, so I am not expecting a big baby. This is the problem with pasture breeding, can't be sure on the "take" date! (no shoe throwing here, dogs would take off with them!)
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        09-18-2013, 07:21 PM
      #114
    Yearling
    So.....how is she doing???
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        09-18-2013, 09:05 PM
      #115
    Weanling
    Nada... just got back from checking on her. She is leaking a bit again and "he" is moving around a lot tonight and pissing mom off, but I don't think she is going to go tonight.
         
        09-18-2013, 09:22 PM
      #116
    Yearling
    You know, we are going to be bored after they are born. We are going to go through foal watch withdrawls...lol!
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        09-18-2013, 09:45 PM
      #117
    Showing
    I hate to agree with everyone else, but I have doubts about the mare being pregnant as well. I don't see a pregnant belly there. When was the ultrasound done? I understand not having an exact date when its pasture breeding you get, but she really doesn't look pregnant to me.

    Mind you I have seen a mare said to not be pregnant by vet done ultrasound, and it turned out a filly was magically on the ground one morning(true story-friend's horse). This could be an unusual case as well. Im very curious on this one.
         
        09-18-2013, 10:10 PM
      #118
    Weanling
    Lol I think I will be happy to be off foal watch at least till next year then I will be watching 2 mares now that will be doing my head in lol
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        09-18-2013, 10:25 PM
      #119
    Weanling
    MsLady... bored... what is this thing called "bored"??? I have a husband, a kiddo, 4 dogs, 2 cats, 5 horses, am taking care of my mom's house and animals, work 4 12 hour days, and the days I am not working I am training my colt, running errands, and cleaning. I am lucky to get 6 hours of sleep a night, lol.

    My2Geldings... you are not the first person to think that and if I did not know better I would tend to agree. Since the vet came out and checked her out when she floated my geldings teeth, I am going with her belief that she is just not as far along as she should be.

    Sarahb87... me too. I will be taking both mares to be bred (but haven't decided which of 2 stallions since the breeder has 2 gorgeous paints). This breeder only hand breeds, so at least there will be no question on breed date, lol.
         
        09-18-2013, 10:34 PM
      #120
    Yearling
    Lol.... Foal watch has become such a part of life this summer, we had Cowboy May 2, now "to be named", it is exciting. I am just as excited to see all of your foals hit the ground as I am my own.

    We won't be having any of our own next year, but my uncle will have one, so that is just as good!
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