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post #1 of 4 Old 05-15-2013, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
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Hi, I have a mare who I was told could be pregnant, I have had her for aprox 7 months and I am new to horses and didn't really think of this being possible. I had a friend over who is familar with horses and she said that she maybe in foal. Since then I have taken notice to her more carefully. I did call my vet and he ask what were her symptoms.. I told him she has gained weight and has become a bit stand offish, and her teats are squirting a cloudy white liquid, he said it sounds as if she is , because horses don't have milky substance unless in foal.. Alot of help he was.. anyways I have reserched alot on line and have earned alot.. I have taken some pics of areas on her to ask if this is the way an in foal mare should look..
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post #2 of 4 Old 05-15-2013, 01:58 PM
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Welcome to the forum!

It is impossible for anyone on an internet forum to tell whether your mare is pg or not. If you want to know for certain, have a vet out to palpate her. It would be good to know one way or the other so you can prepare and adjust feed accordingly.

Let us know!
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post #3 of 4 Old 05-15-2013, 02:01 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks , I am going to call him back this week and ask him to him to come out..
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post #4 of 4 Old 05-15-2013, 02:08 PM
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You aren't the first person to get a BOGOF (Buy One Get One Free). I just learned that acronym, so was looking for a chance to use it!

Best thing to do is get the vet out to make an actual examination, so you will KNOW, not guess, if she is pregnant or not.
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