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post #11 of 13 Old 01-27-2012, 12:31 PM
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Also, you can geld them fairly early... all it takes if both testicles to be there. Pistol was gelded at 3.5 months...
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post #12 of 13 Old 01-27-2012, 12:38 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys he's getting moved right now. He hasnt showed any signs of wanting to breed her, but like you mentioned im not out there all night long. I am a stay at home mom so im home all day and do spend a great part of my day out there.
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post #13 of 13 Old 01-28-2012, 05:17 PM
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even if his testicles haven't dropped, or if just one has, he is still quite capable of impregnating a mare. It's called cryptorchidism, and while it reduces their chance of conception, it doesn't eliminate it.

I would have a vet check your mare for pregnancy. You never know, and better safe than sorry!

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