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        01-27-2012, 12:31 PM
      #11
    Trained
    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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        01-27-2012, 12:38 PM
      #12
    Weanling
    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.
         
        01-28-2012, 05:17 PM
      #13
    Weanling
    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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