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Kissy Kiss had her foal this morning! now w/1st pic

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  • Kissy Kiss had her foal this morning! now w/1st pic

    My lovely OTTB mare Kissy Kiss had her Chairman foal sometime this morning or maybe last night. Despite plans for vets and helpers, etc, this was an unattended birth, about two weeks ahead of her due date.

    It's good news, of course, because mum and foal are doing well, having had some time on their own to sort out their relationship.

    I have been told that it's 'about 90% certain' that it's a filly. I don't want to ask what that means -- Glenbaer is away at a show and we have volunteers going to check on the new arrival, so I'm happy for any information.

    Will update...
    Last edited by JER; Apr. 7, 2013, 04:17 PM.

  • #2
    Congratulations!!!! Do you have a name picked out?


    • #3
      Whoo hoo! I was wondering about her just recently. Congratulations! Can't wait for photos.

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      • #4
        Congrats "grand mum"
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        • #5
          Congrats! Eagerly awaiting updates and pictures
          OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


          • #6
            Kissy Kiss. What a darling name ....I hope to see pictures!


            • #7
              Yeah! I'm counting the minutes until Glenbar gets back, takes pictures and you post them!!


              • Original Poster

                A first image of the youngster:

                Kissy Kiss and her foal

                I've received confirmation that this is a filly! She's a granddaughter of Cor de la Bryere, and about 13/16ths TB blood.


                • #9
                  YAY!! Wasn't a filly what you wanted? Many congrats either way, a healthy foal is key :-D.
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                  • Original Poster

                    Another pic, this time with Glenbaer.

                    Also, Glenbaer has named her Misty.


                    • #11
                      So is she going to be a gray?
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                      • #12
                        Chairman was a dark bay, no? If so, no chance of gray.
                        I'm wondering if she'll be black like mama.

                        Congratulations JER


                        • #13

                          So adorable! Congrats on a healthy baby!


                          • Original Poster

                            She looks bay to me. Has a dorsal stripe, black legs.

                            Kissy Kiss is brown; Chairman was dark brown.

                            Kiss has 3 white socks and a big blaze but there's no markings on this foal. I always get fillies and I never get any white.


                            • #15
                              Oh! She's just beautiful (but I went past the foal pictures and am in love your cat who squeezed into the strainer).


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by hundredacres View Post
                                Oh! She's just beautiful (but I went past the foal pictures and am in love your cat who squeezed into the strainer).
                                That looks like the inside of a salad spinner to me.

                                Source- My cat also enjoys it.


                                • #17
                                  lovely baby! (and yay for no white!)


                                  • #18
                                    She looks lovely & straight! Congrats on a lovely foal (who I think should be named Makin' Out or Smooch).


                                    • #19
                                      Very beautiful foal ! She is so leggy and elegant. :-)


                                      • #20
                                        Nice, nice filly! Kissy looks pretty good.
                                        You are lucky, JER. This is a nice one!
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