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    Had one of our worst dystocias last night with a clients mare. Water broke, mare starts pushing, little progress, check position and feel ears!!! The harder we tried to push baby back the harder the mare pushed. All 4 legs were tangled together, could feel hocks, ankles & poll. Finally after 4 hours, 2 vets and a tractor we were able to deliver a huge colt, did aggressive CPR but no luck.
    Mare then prolapsed uterus. Right now the mare is holding her own. I feel battered & bruised and just needed to vent. RIP little boy
    Last edited by maybedog; May. 27, 2013, 10:56 AM.
    If there are no pets in Heaven then I want to go where they went !!!
    RIP Maybe June 13,1993-Sept.23,2006,Dexter March 11,1983-Sept.23,2009, Joey 1997?-June 21,2012, Abbey Dec.7, 2003-Aug.29-2016.

  • #2
    So sorry...
    Founding Member: Spotted Saddlebred Pals Clique


    • #3
      Not sure vent is the word I would use but am sending jingles for all involved.
      McDowell Racing Stables

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      • #4
        I am so sorry for the loss of the foal. I hope that the mare recovers.
        Mary Lou


        Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique


        • #5
          So sorry...


          • #6
            I am so very sorry.


            • #7
              So sorry,,please take care,,,God picks the best horses for his farm...


              • #8
                So very sorry for your loss.

                Jingles for the mare.


                • #9
                  So sorry for you and the client Jingles for the mare
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                  • #10
                    So sorry, prayers and jingles.
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                    • #11
                      How awful, so sorry


                      • Original Poster

                        A little update. Mare is surprisingly bright and hungry. Still has not passed placenta. She just had a Gentocin flush and are starting low doses of oxytocin. Giving IV Gentocin & IM Penicillin twice a day and Banamine around the clock to hopefully ward off laminitis. Uterus actually feels pretty good considering all the trauma. Thanks for all the good thoughts and jingles.
                        If there are no pets in Heaven then I want to go where they went !!!
                        RIP Maybe June 13,1993-Sept.23,2006,Dexter March 11,1983-Sept.23,2009, Joey 1997?-June 21,2012, Abbey Dec.7, 2003-Aug.29-2016.


                        • #13
                          So sorry. Best wishes for a complete, uneventful recovery for the mare.


                          • #14
                            So sorry for the loss of the foal and jingles for a full recovery for your mare.
                            Dawn Jones-Low
                            Faerie Court Farm Arabian Sport Horses


                            • #15
                              So sad for the loss of the foal and hope that the mare continues improving. Try to keep a positive attitude as breeding horses gives you the highest highs and the lowest lows.
                              It's not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on.”
                              ? Marilyn Monroe


                              • Original Poster

                                We have convinced the owners to take the mare to New Bolton. She is still pushing too hard.
                                If there are no pets in Heaven then I want to go where they went !!!
                                RIP Maybe June 13,1993-Sept.23,2006,Dexter March 11,1983-Sept.23,2009, Joey 1997?-June 21,2012, Abbey Dec.7, 2003-Aug.29-2016.


                                • #17
                                  [QUOTE=God picks the best horses for his farm...[/QUOTE]

                                  Truer words were never spoken..

                                  Heartfelt condolences on your loss and best wishes for the mare.


                                  • #18
                                    Major jingles. Crappy year for a lot of us. I hope the mare pulls through.
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                                    • #19
                                      Many jingles and prayers
                                      Maryanna Haymon- Marydell Farm - Home to Don Principe & Doctor Wendell MF
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                                      2009,2010,2011 USDF Res Breeder of the Year!


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by GoshenNY View Post
                                        So sorry,,please take care,,,God picks the best horses for his farm...
                                        Well said!! LOTS of jingles for all involved. Fingers crossed the mare will be ok!
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