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  • Jingles needed for my mare

    My mares due date (for a lack of better words) has come n gone. She is a maiden and I feel like I have been run thru the gambet. She has all along not looked overly pregnant the hole time. Well she got something in her "good" eye that required having the vet out. After he treated her I had him run blood on her so I could know for sure. I must admit I will be heart broken if she isn't as I have waite two years now for this foal. She was bred two years ago to the same stallion but aborted after a career ending eye injury. I will find out first thing in the Am once my Vet has the lab results. I am so nervous.
    I brought my mare in today to give her a bath and to take some pictures.
    We sure could use some jingles to help us through this.

    Here she is today.
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  • #2
    Here'a hoping your dream foal is hiding in there somewhere. She is a beautiful mare.
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    • #3
      HI Alliekat,

      Beautiful mare.
      Wishing you the best of news.
      My mare lost her pregnancy this yr around 8 months so I know the anxiety your feeling

      Sending Jingles
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      • #4
        Lovely mare, hoping she is just being a little sneaky.
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        • #5
          really beautiful mare - here's jingling that the babe is happily there and hiding!
          "Her life was okay. Sometimes she wished she were sleeping with the right man instead of with her dog, but she never felt she was sleeping with the wrong dog."



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            #6
            Thank you so much. It sure is nice to have support.
            Cottage Farm, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Did you notice anything different in your mare when she aborted? My mare lives out 24/7 but I spend most of my day hanging out with her. I think I know every single inch of her. Would I have seen anything? wet on the back of her legs any thing with her vulva?
            Do mares abort at that stage with no signs of a abortion afterwards?
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            • #7
              Has she had a major change in attitude?

              My mare is a maiden and is due in June, and does not look one bit pregnant but she is. Sometimes they hide them really well. Best of luck! let us know how it turns out.

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                #8
                She has always been super sweet almost obnoxious. She is still sweet but any time I touch her belly near her flank she turns to nip.This is new. She will let me mess with her udder and still doesn't mind that at all, but she does not have any developement there. She has a good size barrel and has stayed pretty fit thru her pregnancy. I thought that maybe the foal is high .
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                • #9
                  What a lovely, lovely mare! Crossing my fingers for you!!
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                  • #10
                    Alliekat: How far along in days should she be now? She certainly is lovely. You are in Ocala, close to me.
                    Sandy
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                      #11
                      Thank you all. My mare is 346 days. BTW Your stallion Traveller is YUMMY!!!
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                      • #12
                        Good thoughts coming your way!

                        I've been doing foal watch at a friends place and a few of the mares have been over 2 weeks overdue and not forming bags at all until the day before they delivered. These weren't maiden mares either! Each one is just so different. Most of the horses have been overdue, but I think a lot of that has been due to the unsettled weather. They have all delivered big healthy foals, including the maiden that didn't show very much.

                        Please keep us posted.
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                        • #13
                          What an absolutely gorgeous mare!! Though I have to be honest and say she does not look pregnant to me but those maidens can sometimes be sneaky! I had one that did not look pregnant or develop an udder until day 350something and then developed and udder and foaled within a few hours. Keeping my fingers crossed for you!!
                          Is she developing an udder at all?
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                          • #14
                            Truly a gorgeous mare. I understand the heartbreak and hope you have good news this morning.
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                            • #15
                              Beautiful mare! Keeping my fingers crossed for you that you have good news.
                              {hugs}
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                              • #16
                                WOW she is beeeeautiful! Fingers crossed for good news today. I am hoping your dream baby will arrive soon.
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                                • #17
                                  Jingling that your lovely girl is still in foal.
                                  Mary Lou
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                                  • #18
                                    Oh my good God what a nice mare!!!!!!!!!!!

                                    But I just have to ask.................why would your vet draw blood instead of just sticking his hand up there and giving you an answer?
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                                    • #19
                                      alliekat , you have a PM..

                                      P~

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                                        #20
                                        Well I got some not so good news today. Her Estrone Sulfate(sp) levels came back a 17. Vet said that more than likely she aborted recently. He said a non pregnant mare would be a zero and a pregnant mare with a viable foal would be 25- 35.
                                        I looked all over the internet to find out more information but I am having a hard time finding anything. I was way to upset to talk to him at that point. I have a call into him to see if he can explain it in more detail now that I have given it time to "sink in".
                                        I didn't have him palpate her because she hates it so much. And I mean HATES it. If any one can give me some clarity to what these numbers mean I would greatly appreciate it.
                                        Any advice would be welcomed too.
                                        Thanks to all.
                                        Allie
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