I know this is a bit of a loaded question, as the answer varies considerably from horse to horse, but for those of you who breed on a regular basis or have a great deal of experience with it, at what point in gestation do you usually see a horse start to show? I know some show right away and some show right at the bitter end, but I was wondering if there is a typical time frame that what one would expect a mare to start showing?
The reason for my asking is that I have a maiden mare who is currently at 5 months gestation (confirmed via US.) I'm not sure I see much of a difference, but I'm not really sure when I should. I'm terribly impatient, so I probably just have to wait, but I was wondering if you all would be able to share your experiences.