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    08-25-2012, 04:49 PM
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Foal
Exclamation Is my horse pregnant? Help

I got my horse 3-4 weeks ago. She's gained id say about 200 lbs the previous owner bred her she said 6-3 months prior. How do I know if she is pregnant. All the stable hands say they think she is. Help!
     
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    08-25-2012, 04:59 PM
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Weanling
You call a vet out to do an exam or ultrsound. My vet only charged $35.
Is she bagging up?
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    08-25-2012, 05:03 PM
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Trained
Youve had her for 3-4 weeks, but she's gained 200 pounds?

Your post is very confusing to me.

If she was with a stallion, theres a 50-50 chance she's bred.

Get a vet out. Youll know for sure then. We can't help you.
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    08-25-2012, 05:03 PM
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Foal
When I got her originally the vet said to wait to see if she starts getting bigger and she's thickening up I have no clue what to look for she's my second horse ,ive never delt with a pregnant horse. Wheres your vet located?
     
    08-25-2012, 05:05 PM
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Foal
She as with a stallion previously still slim. I just got her and she's gained so much weight.
     
    08-25-2012, 05:10 PM
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Trained
<--- Gathers the popcorn and Kool aid and awaits developments..

Standard reply

Call the vet
Post pictures, so we can tell you to call the vet

200 pounds in a few weeks, *shakes head* not possible
     
    08-25-2012, 05:17 PM
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Yearling
I'm trying to figure out the 6-3 months prior... Which was it 3 months or 6 or did she breed her June 3rd of this year. 200 lb in a few weeks wouldn't happen. Now looking like she gained 200 overnight when she stops trying to look all beautiful and let's her muscles relax, maybe. Post pics. Call the vet. I'd say her vet is in Michigan as that's her location unless I am missing something.
     
    08-25-2012, 07:15 PM
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Green Broke
If she is in Michigan she had better find out & make arrangements if the mare is pregnant. Michigan in winter is no time to have a baby if she was bred 6 months ago. She'll need a dry, warm barn.
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    08-25-2012, 07:32 PM
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Showing
The way to find it out is calling the vet out. I think there are "preggo kits" out there too (I got this one FoalGuard Mare Pregnancy Test, Wee foal checker. after googling), but they are not cheap (like human).
     
    08-25-2012, 07:39 PM
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Green Broke
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