Join Date: May 2012
Location: West Central Indiana
Thanks everyone for the input! IF I ever breed her, I will be extremely cautious about avoiding a stallion with frame. When I got her, they thought she had been bred to their double registered AQHA/APHA stallion and was due around June 2012. She was NOT bred, thankfully, as she was still so young herself and from reading up foaling can be tricky even with experienced broodmares, much less an extremely young, maiden mare (she was much younger than they had told me it turns out). However, there are SO many unwanted foals out there, if I get to wanting a baby too bad, will probably just look for a foal out there that's in need of a good home.
Thanks again to all for the help on color as well as the compliments. I think she's beautiful. I (ashamedly) let her get well overweight during the summer and early fall, but took her off round bale and now parcel out her hay throughout the day, cut her grain back to just enough to get her supplements and getting her back to a good weight now...think she should be just right come springtime, when I'm going to start training her under saddle. I intend to grow old with this girl, so I want to make sure I keep her sound and healthy for the rest of her life.
Look for tons of questions as we get into that! :)