Oh no. I was just saying on first time dams, including older mares. They aren't stretched out like a momma who has had a few babies. You can tell a mare who has had a few babies. I adore broodmares. They are the best horses to hang out with. Sassy, proud, opinionated, and yet whiny and needy. Lol! My broodmare, when in foal with her first, took everything so seriously. At three months along and not even showing, she adopted the pregnant mare waddle and just assumed the attitude of the position. Hah, she is so silly.
Since you mentioned the age: It is not ideal, and I have *heard* that young moms have smaller babies(I cannot cite anything to support this), but so long as she is healthy, she should be fine. I have also heard first foals are smaller. In my foals I have seen mares to support this, and mares that did not. IF she is pregnant, do your best to be out there when she foals, with your vet on speed dial if you are not confident enough to jump in and help IF she needs it. This wasn't a planned breeding, so I don't see why anyone would jump on you for that. It is not like you are on here bragging about turning her out with the neighbors stud. You haven't done anything wrong. It was an accident if it did happen.
Goodness, I cannot wait for foaling season. Thanks a lot!
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