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violetsminis 10-18-2013 11:32 AM

Heartbeat through stethoscope??
I recently rescued a pregnant mare and I am wondering if it is possible to hear the heartbeat with a stethoscope??

nuisance 10-18-2013 12:45 PM

I never could when mine was pregnant, even days before she foaled. I asked my vet about it one day, he said he never could either, and very few can.

TessaMay 10-18-2013 12:53 PM

The baby's heartbeat I'm assuming? I have only been able to hear them through ultrasounds.

NdAppy 10-18-2013 01:26 PM

No. There is too much between the baby and the outside of the belly to hear a foal's heartbeat with a stethoscope.

violetsminis 10-18-2013 01:53 PM

Okay...thanks so much!!

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