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Kim k
Yearling
Username: Kimk

Post Number: 59
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 10:20 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi Everyone I thought it would be nice to have just a thread for new baby photo links. Sometimes it is hard to keep going back and finding all the new pics. Hope everyone thinks so too.

Here are my babys from last month to get us started. I will try to get some up to date photos this weekend .

http://photobucket.com/albums/y108/kijopainthorse/
Guest password is horse


Kim
 

Debbie Burnett
Yearling
Username: Horselady

Post Number: 60
Registered: 03-2005
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 10:23 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

That is a great idea Kim. Maybe I will have something to post on here by the end of the long weekend !>. Keeping fingers crossed !

Deb.
 

Cathy
Nursing Foal
Username: Cathy

Post Number: 20
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 - 01:08 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Well I am done for the year. The mares foaled on days 332,330, and 330. No more mare stare this year.
here are the 3 babies I am very happy with them!!

Buckskin sabino colt
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v331/colosn/newfoalpics0032.jpg

Buckskin filly
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v331/colosn/newfoalpics001.jpg

Bay colt
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v331/colosn/newfoalpics015.jpg
 

Sarah Ross
Neonate
Username: Jeblina

Post Number: 2
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 - 03:41 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Well...this is my first ever baby on the ground....he was born January 22, so he's coming up on 4 months now....the maiden mare foaled at 335 days (she snuck out out in 10 mins when nobody was watching! Silly mare)
Here are my pics....lots of them actually...
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/jeblina3/album?.dir=/89b9
 

Sonesta Farms
Neonate
Username: Sonesta

Post Number: 2
Registered: 02-2004
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 - 04:05 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

You can see all our new foals at http://www.sonestafarms.com/newfoals.htm
 

kl
Neonate
Username: Kjl

Post Number: 6
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Saturday, May 21, 2005 - 09:28 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

not very good at posting these pics, but i'll give it a try!
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v220/kjl431/miracle/100_0464.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v220/kjl431/miracle/100_0458.jpg[/IMG]
 

Kim k
Yearling
Username: Kimk

Post Number: 65
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2005 - 10:39 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Kl,the baby is very striking in color and pattern. I too love those paints ! :-)

Kim
 

kl
Neonate
Username: Kjl

Post Number: 7
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2005 - 10:28 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you very much Kim, we were very happy with her, we couldn't have asked for more color!

Karen
 

BBowen
Neonate
Username: Bbowen

Post Number: 3
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2005 - 12:36 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Here is a link to my photo album. All About Me "Jinx" is a Dutch Warmblood filly by Consul out of my mare Fan Dancer "April". She was born Friday, May 13 at 10:13 pm. April was an 18 y.o maiden.

http://www.kodakgallery.com/PhotoView.jsp?collid=38884846108&photoid
 

Debbie Burnett
Yearling
Username: Horselady

Post Number: 66
Registered: 03-2005
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2005 - 08:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Here is Becky's new filly. Her name is Paris, though her registered name will be Wimpy King Leo's Lucky Chick. :-)

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y4/canadianhorselady/Beckybaby3.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y4/canadianhorselady/Beckybaby2.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y4/canadianhorselady/beckybaby1.jpg



Paris is about half an hour old in these pictures. More pictures to follow once I get my digital to the store for developing.

Deb
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2005 - 02:56 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Presenting ... Romantic Evening aka "TJ"
http://www.angelfire.com/ky3/kasey_young/photos/

Our first foal, a colt, born to our 14 yr old maiden mare at 330 days.

These pics are at about 8 hours old.

Sire is A Fine Romance, mare is our own Eventide; both eventers.

His barn name is "TJ" but we think at times it should be "Devil Child" !

Enjoy
 

BBowen
Neonate
Username: Bbowen

Post Number: 4
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2005 - 04:26 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

TJ is just adorable. Love his blaze. Mine has become a devil child and she was born on Friday the 13th.
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - 01:25 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

BB:
okay ... you win. Friday the 13th baby wins out hehehe
 

BBowen
Neonate
Username: Bbowen

Post Number: 5
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 01:33 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Anonymous:

Sounds like your colt and my filly would have a time playing. She is turned out now with her mom and another mare with a colt one week older than she. She is significantly bigger and intimidates the dickens out of him. Jinx is very bold and keeps trying to play with him. I am sure he will come around. His mom is probably trying to warn him about that "forward" filly.
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2005 - 05:01 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

ah yes... those silly litle girls can be SOOOOO intimidating can't they ? visions of the future ?
Our little guy is getting bigger and stronger every day. I swear he's grown 6 inches taller in just 2 weeks (today !). He's hilarious though, and always makes me smile. Gotta love the babies !
 

BBowen
Neonate
Username: Bbowen

Post Number: 6
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 10:33 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Anonymous:

This is my mare's (and my) first baby and I truly am having a ball with her. It is amazing how quickly they grow. My girl is three weeks old today. I taped her and she has grown in height and weight. She is at 174 lbs and about 44 inches.
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 02:52 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Holy Cow ! Our little is 2 weeks today. He was about 80lbs at birth and 45" tall ! I think he's grown about 6 inches in high since then. I have some new pics and will try to post soon.
 

Jim T
Nursing Foal
Username: Jim_t

Post Number: 17
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 08:48 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Here's our surprise baby, he was born Tuesday about 2:30 in the afternoon. His dam is my daughter's pony, she was not supposed to be in foal. However, the jack from over in the next pasture obviously came visiting last summer.
Anyway, he's cute and healthy.
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y267/greyarab/Plez3daysold.jpg
 

Jim T
Nursing Foal
Username: Jim_t

Post Number: 20
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2005 - 08:57 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Also, here's Sugar's baby. He will be 4 weeks old on Sunday. We had such a time with them when she got sick from the shot after foaling and then had the abcess. She is almost completely healed now and he's already a real stinker. Anyway, I promised pictures and here it is. By the way, he's going to be grey! http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y267/greyarab/Roscoe4wks.jpg
 

Kim v.
Yearling
Username: Twhgait

Post Number: 53
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 08:15 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi everyone!!! Well, it's been one week since Lilly finally foaled-it has flown by!! The foal is having a "consult" visit with the surgeon tomorrow for his scrotal hernia....the good news is that it's gone and has been gone all day! We are hoping that it will close naturally and then we can hold off on surgery until he's older, possibly weaned even. THAT would make me much happier! He's really quite the independent foal-we are going to have to halter break him NOW cause he just won't stay with mom when we take them in and out of the pasture. He chooses to run all over the backyard or sometimes just back to the barn! He's rearing up on her and just generally acting like the colt he is! I think I'm in for it with this one! Here's his 6 day old pictures from yesterday....I'll let you all know what happens with his hernia tomorrow!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v427/TWHGAIT/PDR_0082.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v427/TWHGAIT/PDR_0085.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v427/TWHGAIT/PDR_0083.jpg
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2005 - 12:30 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Here's a link to our photo album (3 pages now)
TJ is now almost 3 weeks old, weights 140lbs and is 10 hands already! Underneath that sweet little angel lies a devil in disguise - trust me!
Enjoy ! Thanks to my daughers friend, Cheryl, for being our webmaster :-)

http://www.geocities.com/cheryldenault@rogers.com/main.html
 

Kim v.
Yearling
Username: Twhgait

Post Number: 56
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2005 - 05:45 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Unfortunately, surgery on Legs will be done tomorrow. He's at an excellent clinic, so I'm not really worried about the actual procedure as much as I'm worried about them being away from eachother. They also noticed his right pastern is swollen (sure, why not?!?!), so he needs a special shoe to wear until he comes up on it somemore I swear I'm havng so many problems for having ONE baby. I don't think I'll be breeding Lilly again for awhile. I need to forget about all these problems. For what I've spend so far, I could have bought a really nice yearling with no "issues". Sorry, I'm whining.
 

Maria (Unregistered Guest)
Unregistered guest
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2005 - 11:15 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hello everyone. I've been learning a lot from this BB for 11 months now. We had our first foal a colt on June 2nd. He is a very fiesty little guy. Here he is at 2 hours old.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a242/maromav/newbaby024.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a242/maromav/newbaby028.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a242/maromav/newbaby025.jpg
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2005 - 01:45 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Congrats Maria ! He's a fine looking little guy
 

Anonymous
 
Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 - 03:44 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Here is my Dutch Warmblood filly, Areté.
Pacific Star STV x Annahi.
Maiden mare at 17, my first breeding too! She's a lovely filly that is a pleasure to play with and yet has just enough 'tude!

http://community.webshots.com/user/frwdnrnd
 

teb (Unregistered Guest)
Unregistered guest
Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2005 - 02:56 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

What a lovely Dutch filly. And she is well use to just about everything. Well done and good luck with her!
teb
 

Kim k
Breeding Stock
Username: Kimk

Post Number: 325
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 12:50 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hey everyone, I pulled this link back to the top of the list. It might be easier to find babies if in one link!
these are last years ,so you may want to update with this years foal pics !

Kim
 

Alex Abel
Weanling
Username: Paintedhorses

Post Number: 31
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 03:10 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

ok. Here is baby # 1 born Febuary 8th 2006
[IMG]http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d67/Czarowitsch/IM000582.jpg[/IMG]

next baby should be on the ground any day now
 

Kathee McGuire
Yearling
Username: Katheekj

Post Number: 83
Registered: 12-2005
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 03:24 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Alex - gorgeous baby - is it a filly or colt?
 

Heather Kutyba
Weanling
Username: Heatherck11

Post Number: 48
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 04:33 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Updated pics of my colt. The first set are him at 2 weeks.

[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/P1290043.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/P1290037.jpg[/IMG]

He is 4 weeks old this week.
[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/P2170056.jpg[/IMG]
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 140
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 05:28 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Heather- WOW HAS HE GROWN!!!! he is so filled out, he looks good!
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 141
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 05:34 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Well since I do not have a foal yet this year I thought I would post a picture of my april '05 foal, [IMG]http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e222/krismoos/100_5524.jpg[/IMG]
her name is "Precious" she is an AQHA Quarter horse, and her name suits her well! She is an absolute doll! (she is out of a bay roan mare and a zebra "dunskin" stallion) The foal I am expecting in about 30 to 50 days is a half sibling to this baby (same stallion out of a chestnut arab mare)[IMG]http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e222/krismoos/b69cfb35.jpg[/IMG]
I will post pics of that one when the time comes...but I too had to brag about something...I was feeling a bit left out. :-)
 

Alex Abel
Weanling
Username: Paintedhorses

Post Number: 34
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 05:45 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Kathee - Its a girl. She is jet black right now, but I have this feeling she will shed out to be a different color. Will have to wait and see
 

Heather Kutyba
Yearling
Username: Heatherck11

Post Number: 52
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 06:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Ok, got some more pics. They're not great 'cause it's overcast. Not to mention the horses weren't in the posing mood, so I had to work for these.
But, they aren't half bad pictures of him. Excuse the eye glare.

[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/P10100601.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/P10100591.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/P10100581.jpg[/IMG]
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 147
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 06:40 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

he is so proud looking!!
 

Kathee McGuire
Yearling
Username: Katheekj

Post Number: 87
Registered: 12-2005
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 10:06 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Heather - his conformation looks great - he looks really tall, also. What a beauty!
 

Heather Kutyba
Yearling
Username: Heatherck11

Post Number: 58
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 11:21 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I tell ya what. I love the foals. They are so much fun. Buddy is a better foal than I expected to get as a maiden foal. But, I'd love him just the same if he came out looking like a mule. I always tell him he looks like a little donkey...with the brown shading around him muzzle and his long fluffy ears.
 

Heather Kutyba
Yearling
Username: Heatherck11

Post Number: 59
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2006 - 11:25 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

So, WHO is next on the foaling list????

Kris' isn't too long (and Kris has 2!)....Kathee??
 

Kim Winter
Breeding Stock
Username: Clafairy

Post Number: 143
Registered: 07-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 07:35 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Wow heather - He is gorgeous - Dont they change fast! He went from cuddly and cute to pround and manly in almost one fowl swoop ; ) He obviously didnt consider his poses much as a foal (judged by the grazing on his knees photo!) but now look at him, posing for the cameras...

Mine isnt due until mid may ('due' date 15th), I think kris is before that.
 

Kathee McGuire
Yearling
Username: Katheekj

Post Number: 89
Registered: 12-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 10:08 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Mine is 'due' March 29. I know there are a couple others around that time also. Anybody due before then?
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 149
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 10:44 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Mine is due around the 29 of march also. The photo i posted was last years foal, so it really dont count as #2, but she is just so cute i had to post her too!
cant wait till this board is flooded with waiting mommies(2 legged) and loads of signs sypmtoms to follow and the ultimate foal of loads of baby pictures!!! pictures of healthy strong foals!!!
 

E Watkins
Yearling
Username: Evie

Post Number: 71
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 11:16 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hello all, I have four mares that are on the count down now, they will be 320 days the end of next week. All of them started getting milk really early, so I am greatful and surprised that they've held off this long.

Heather- that colt is just beautiful.. It makes me jealous waiting for mine to arrive, it seems like I've been waiting forever.
 

Shelley Graham
Neonate
Username: Shelley

Post Number: 4
Registered: 07-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 12:30 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

My mare is also 'due' in March...on or around the 17th....she is day 315 today. I recently noticed a subtle change in the look of her udder, but wouldn't say she is bagging up....just slightly swollen and she hasn't dropped in the belly yet. Fingers crossed for a healthy filly! (buckskin would be awesome)
 

E Watkins
Yearling
Username: Evie

Post Number: 73
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 12:49 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I think mine won't wait the normal 330+ days, after discussing this on the board, I found out from Jos that being under the lights all day may tend to shorten their gestation. (that's not our intention, but the barn lights are on all day till late evening because we are IN the barn all that time so there's no help for it)
 

Jan H
Weanling
Username: Jan_h

Post Number: 49
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 01:56 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I have two mares due the first week in March. One is a maiden the other has had one previous foal neither has any udder development, the one who has had one previous foal did not bag up until the day she foaled. We are getting near, should be a nice busy season for many.
 

E Watkins
Yearling
Username: Evie

Post Number: 77
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 02:23 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Jan- it's not going to be long at all till I'm bleary eyed and anxious for the foaling to be done with..lol. We have at least 5 coming in March, possibly 6 and the same number due in April. The fun of it will wear off before the last foal arrives, no doubt about it.
 

Jan H
Weanling
Username: Jan_h

Post Number: 50
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 02:56 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Your right E Watkins, I remember about 5 years ago we use to have around 9 to 12 mares in foal per season of our own, then add 7 or 8 foal outs....Thank God we no longer do that since we are getting too old to do that anymore, now we only breed 2 to 3 mares a year, much easier to handle that many colts to have them ready to race or to sell. Good luck this season, you are going to have your hands full, hopefully you have family that is there to support you during this foaling season, no one should be alone..I had my husband but it can be very taxing and I do remember those nights where I questioned my sanity...saying why the heck do you do this to yourself every year?....then these last few years I finally listened to my little voice and cut down my breeding operation to a few select broodmares. Good luck! You just have to love these broodmares!
 

E Watkins
Yearling
Username: Evie

Post Number: 79
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 03:32 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thanks for the well wishes Jan, I do think we'll limit what we breed this coming year, it will make the winter months more complicated. Our mares are indoors and sometimes cycle all winter which throws a wrench into things when we need them for lesson horses as the just don't behave as well when they are "hot"..lol. Given the horse market being in a bit of a slump, breeding just the average horse ends up costing you money instead of making money for you. We'll only breed our best colored mares from here on I imagine unless there's a big upswing in the demand for horses in the future.
 

Jan H
Yearling
Username: Jan_h

Post Number: 51
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 09:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

E Watkins, sounds like a very good and responsible breeding operation you have there. Few breeeders do that kind of breeding, supply/demand. Good for you to follow the trends and not flood the market with horses that are not certain to get forever homes. Bravo to you for your ethical breeding practices.
 

Heather Kutyba
Yearling
Username: Heatherck11

Post Number: 61
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Monday, February 20, 2006 - 11:57 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you everyone for saying such wonderful things about my boy!!
I think he's "colt-pretty" :-) .

E Watkins...
#1. You HAVE been waiting forever!!
#2. I can't wait to see yours and everyone else's new foals. This is too fun! I love this message board.
#3. Gestation time most definately can be shortened. Like you, I tend to have lights on late because that's when I'm out there. My mare was due on Jan 31st, but foaled on Jan 17th (327 days). I call it the "microwave effect".
Can you even imagine how she would have gotten that boy out if he went 'til the 31st?
#4. Can't wait to rebreed this mare...she's turned into a brainless wonder....did she foal out her brain too??
 

E Watkins
Yearling
Username: Evie

Post Number: 81
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 09:52 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

LOL Heather, you think maybe she has brain damage from giving birth? too funny.

Jan- Thanks for the compliment, we do try to be responsible as to what we breed, putting dozens of foals on the ground each year with no outlet for them just does not make sense. Eventually, if the economy gets straightened out, the horse market will increase and then we'll breed more. They definately are a luxury item and not in demand quite as much right now.
 

Jan H
Yearling
Username: Jan_h

Post Number: 52
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 10:23 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Ewatkins wrote: They definately are a luxury item and not in demand quite as much right now.


I completely agree with you! I have three racing quarterhorse broodmares for sale right now (cheap) and with bloodlines like theirs I could have sold them for some good money, right now I am almost giving them away and still no takers. It has been the worst year ever with horse sales. I hope it improves soon.
 

Kim k
Breeding Stock
Username: Kimk

Post Number: 337
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Its funny that you all mention this. It showed up on a questionier a few years ago. The three question that stuck out to me was do you own a pool, do you own a hot tub, do you own a horse .... all three things considered luxury items .
although some are business as well as luxury !
:-)

I am sorrta glad we are in the middle of a resturcture with loosing our past stallion and buying a new one. Its good that we don't have any babies due this year and just depending on how hard we work at it maybe only a couple next year.
 

E Watkins
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Jan- I can totally relate, young horses ( weanlings and yearlings ) are just dirt cheap, at least they are here in Kansas.

We are fortunate that we are able to sell a lot of horses to our students, it just keeps us very busy training new ones all the time.
 

E Watkins
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Kim- I never thought of them as a luxury either, to me, they are a neccessity ..lol if I didn't have at least a couple, I'd go nuts. My barn time is like therapy..my total get away from it all.. ( and horses listen SO much better than children..lol )
 

E Watkins
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Jan- tell me what you think I'll get out of this mare, she's a maiden, and this was taken at about 280 days .. http://photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/?action=view&current=Avery.jpg
 

Jan H
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E, If I had to venture a guess I would say you have a colt in this mare, she sure is pretty! Should be a very nice looking foal!

(Message edited by Jan_H on February 21, 2006)
 

E Watkins
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Oh I sure hope you are wrong Jan, I'm praying for fillies, we bred to a really nice stud but I can only keep this foal if it's a girl!! I'll attach the photo of Sage too, she's my grulla mare, and about the same gestation when I took the picture. Tell me your guess on her.
http://photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/?action=view&current=Sage.jpg
 

Jan H
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E Watkins now she looks to be carrying a filly!!!! :-) They are both gorgeous mares!!!! you should have some very nice foals this year congrates!!!

(Message edited by jan_h on February 22, 2006)
 

E Watkins
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LOL, Jan, I sure hope you are right..I'd really like to get fillies this year, the grulla had a horse colt last year and she's carrying very differently this year than last. I suppose that could be 2nd baby syndrome OR maybe, it's a little girl this year!! I'll post photos when they arrive, I'm guess in less than two weeks at least one of them will be here!
 

Jan H
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Well. looks like we will be sharing foal watch together my two mares are due the first week in March, both bred within a day of each other. I am looking forward to seeing the foals you get as well they should be beautiful.
 

E Watkins
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Jan- be sure to post your photos as well, I've never seen an ugly foal.. they are all beautiful! My young mare showed a little more bag last night, I think she's going to just surprise me one morning, I'll go down to check them before work and that baby will be here. The grulla is grouchy and miserable, and I feel guilty for breeding her. I did check some of the mares that were due the first of April and they are showing changes too now. I'm not going to get too excited about that yet, I need to get these first ones on the ground safely and then I'll worry about the next batch.
 

melissa
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Hello,
When does everyone have the vet come check the new foal? Last year the vet came out here with in the first 8 hours to draw blood work to make sure the foal had everything he needed. Do you all do this as was? Does your vets check the mare too? I was wanting to know what others do once the foal is born?
THANKS Melissa
 

Jan H
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E-watkins, I promise I will post the pictures of my mares foals also.

Melissa, I always have the vet out within 24 hours of the foaling. Sometimes it is 8 hours after sometimes is 12 to 14 hours post foaling it all depends on when the mare foaled. I have the vet check the foals IGg level as well as make sure the mares placenta was complete and intact. If it looks torn he may give her a shot of oxytosin or clean her out. At the same time I have two other mares who I want a culture/prebreeding exam done on, if that comes out ok I will then prepare to have them cycling either naturally or by hormonal manipulation. So I am kept very busy even after they foal. Makes liFe interesting. I never breed the same mare two seasons in a row. But many do and there is nothing wrong with that either, just my personal choice.
 

E Watkins
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Jan- this is one of my fillies from last year, I sold her momma, lucky horse now lives in Hawaii! I kept the filly though, she'll be bred in a couple of years to our palomino stud.
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/Filly2.jpg
 

Jan H
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From what I can see of the mare she looks pretty! a buckskin right? Nice foal too I bet that is going to make a nice match with a palomino. She lucked out getting a home in Paradise! So do you get pictures of your "Hula Horse"? Thanks for sharing.
 

E Watkins
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Jan, I do in fact have a photo of her and the other mare I sold them. The gray is quite a story in herself. I bought her as a yearling at a sale, nearly starved, and murky brown, she's certainly bloomed since then, eh?
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/dec05pic1.jpg
 

melissa
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Hello,
My vet checks the IG levels as well.My vet also checks the mare's placenta. My mare foaled early morning last year, so the vet came out that afternoon. www.photobucket.com/albums/e329/MBhorses
thanks melissa
 

E Watkins
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Melissa- I think a lot of folks have those levels checked. It's funny the difference in the way folks do things, the ranchers to the north and west of us don't even vaccinate their broodmares, they conceive and foal out in the pastures..no help at all. Often we'll buy weanlings at auction that have never even been wormed!
 

Jan H
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Nice mare E watkins. thanks for shareing them.
Sound great Melissa. looks like everyone is doing the right thing.
 

Alex Abel
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Our newest addition Maxed Out Cleo, by He's All Max out of Scooters Gambit.

[IMG]http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d67/Czarowitsch/IM000659.jpg[/IMG]
 

Kim k
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Handsome fellow he is ! The color is just fantastic ! He's a looker !

congrats
Kim
 

E Watkins
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Alex- congrats! he's a loud colored one, you just have to love that snow white color..(till you have to try and keep it clean later on...lol) It's good to hear another foal has arrived safely. How many more are you expecting?
 

Kim k
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E Watkins,
where do you live? the photo looks to have some different type of tree in it than what we are used too.:-) Nice photo of the family ?

I too know many that don't do anything with their broodmares or stallions. I know a rancher that does it the way you have described. It makes me wonder how they keep track of foals and mares and breedings. They just can't. It happens when it happens. that would bug me !
 

E Watkins
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Kim- those two mares were mine but I sold them to that family last year, those lucky gals are in Hawaii now! we bred both the mares before they left and luckily they both stuck so they'll have 4 horses before long. They intend to sell the foals on the island, that will pay to have the mares brought back to the mainland when the time comes for them to move back.
 

Kim k
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Thought that might be hawaii!
Thanks
Kim
 

Rebecca Kate Smith
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here's my baby and her first baby!! his name is White Hot Asset "Teleo" Teleo is Greek for "the goal" He is by Zips White Chip and my mare Ladys Asset.

http://photobucket.com/albums/c30/iheartlucius/Teleo/
 

Heather Kutyba
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Rebecca,
Way to go!! Mom and baby look good. I love the foal's facial markings. Looks like your mare is taking well to her new job.
 

Kris Moos
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Rebecca-when was she born? how did it go?
 

Raven (Unregistered Guest)
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Congradulations Rebecca what a cutie!

And congradulations to everyone else that has had a foal by now. They are all gorgeous!!!
 

Rebecca Kate Smith
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kris -

he was born at 3:40 am yesterday. it went perfectly! my mare is doing so well that the foaling attendant asked me if i was sure this was her first foal. i had no idea my mare was capable of this. i'm so proud of her!
 

Kathee McGuire
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He is beautiful! I can't wait for mine. Looks like Raven will be next.
 

Jan H
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Congrates Rebecca!!!! He is gorgeous, your gonna have fun playing with him!
 

Heather Kutyba
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Rebecca,
We need more pics!

In the mean time...here are some updated ones on my colt from today. Had to get out there and take some for the breeder...

6 weeks old "Buddy"

[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/Buddy1.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/Buddy3.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/Buddy4.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/Buddy5.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/Buddy6.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f298/HeatherCK11/Buddy7.jpg[/IMG]
 

Raven (Unregistered Guest)
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I know you might have already seen him on the other site but here he is again.
2 days old
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/LadyandFoal2daysold.jpg
 

Heather Kutyba
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Like shoes, it is impossible to have "too many" foal pics!! Your baby is quite handsome!!
 

Kathee McGuire
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Heather - he is such a big boy and what great confimration. I know you must be pleased with the result. Was this the first pairing with the stud? The breeder must be pleased as well.

Raven - he looks so sweet and perfect! I love the color contrast between Mom and Baby. Was that pic taken in the barn or is that a covered arena? It looks huge. Have you caught up on sleep?
 

Sandy
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Hi All,

Heather that foal is pretty awesome!!
Raven yours is super too!!
The foals that have hit the ground so far a really spectacular!! It is amazing the quality of foals that are so evident. It certainly shows the love and care that is given in chosing, the parents, and the connection that you all have with them.

Could I suggest that when putting the photobucket links here that you just put the address that is showing when you are in your album? It makes it much easier to see the beautiful babies. It might make it easier for those on dialup also. Hope this helps. If not that the IMG on each end be cut off before it is posted here?

Thank you, and God Bless you and yours

Sandy K.
Just a waiting on Sometimes Calypso!
 

Raven (Unregistered Guest)
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Kathee, Thanks again. Ya, my barn/arena is all in one, it is a cover all type structure. LOVE IT ! If you go back to Ravens story thread and find the first pics of babe the one with Striker (his daddy) you can see my barn behind him. Greatest barn I have ever had, would not go back to the tradional ones again. Sleep trying too, have to shut off the foal cam to get any sleep though. It is my own little soap watching him.
 

Kris Moos
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WOW HEATHER_ he sure has filled out nicely!! 6 weeks already...wow! he will shed out dark huh? i noticed around his eyes and around his muzzle are pretty dark! hes gorgeous!
 

Kathee McGuire
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Well I am very impressed and jealous. We had over 90 inches of rain last year and that would have been very useful. How big is it?
 

Heather Kutyba
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Hey all,
Thank you! I think Buddy is great, but I'm much too biased to provide any relevant opinion :-).
I am very pleased with the cross. This was my mares first foal, and only the stallion's 2nd foal crop...so it was a bit of a gamble.
Buddy will shed out to be his dam's color...a dark seal brown.
I bred her last year, after a bad injury to her leg that required 2 surgeries. She had to be stall confined for almost 6 months....figured she ought to be doing something useful in the mean time and it would give her leg more time to heal before returning to a show career.

But, after paying big $$$$ to save her leg/life, there wasn't much left over. Since I couldn't spend much, I did some research into well bred, new stallions out of the big name studs. Found this one, and bought his breeding off of a breeders auction for 50% of regular stud fee. I think I did okay!
Grace has been doing well, but her leg swelled up 2-3 times in the past few weeks. So, she will now be a full time broodmare. She will be sound as a momma, but riding/training could ruin her leg. A bit disheartening, but she has proven to be a very valuable broodmare (if I only needed one!). I have a breeding to another stallion that I will probably use this year.
 

Lori aka " Raven"
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Heather and everyone else, I have been ignorant as to your pictures of your foals. They are all GORGEOUS!! Also Heather your Buddy is outstanding, there is something about him that is very eye catching. I hope you do not mind but I had copied the one photo with Grace abd Buddy out in the field under the tree. It is a breathtaking picture. Are you by chance a photographer? If not you should be.

Kathee the barn/arena total length is 136 feet x 60 ft wide. The front half is my stalls and the back my arena. This is what the inside is like:
barn at night:
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/Barnatnight012.jpg
inside my tack room:
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/Tackroominside010.jpg
Outside the tack room and wash stall:
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/Tackroom009.jpg
Some of the stalls:
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/Stalls008.jpg

I like it, I designed it myself the layout and then I had added on 4 more stall in behind the tack room. The arena highth is 32 feet in the center. Above my stalls is my mow. I could not have asked for a better barn.
 

windy fillmore
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one question Raven what is a mow? is it a hay loft?
Great barn what is the flooring and how big is your arena? how many stalls do you have? the one thing I really need is a new barn. my stalls are small but this year for in my foaling paddock we built a 16 x 14 foaling stall I am very excited about it but if I ever have two foaling at the same time I'll be in trouble.
 

Kim k
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Windy,
ya, a mow, is a hay mow, or hay loft/hay storage area.
Kim
 

Kathee McGuire
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Raven - I was already jealous before the tour! What a great facility and so functional and efficient. I am afraid I had to modify a barn I did not build. It was orginally a two horse with a covered area in front of the stalls. I converted it into a 4 horse, but there is no center isle (major drawback) and the horses can stick thier heads into their neighbors stalls. It is not too bad since they are all mine and are pasture buddies anyway. They are all so codependant on eachother they get along fine. I just don't like having to walk through the front stalls to get to the back stalls. In good weather I take down a panel on each back stall on the back side of the barn and put up gates. It helps with ventilation also. We are known for hot, hot nights. They also have fans in the summer! I wish I had the land to support more horses, but 4 is about max. I keep trying to buy the land next to us or even long term lease, but they are not interested at all.

Also, was that a gorgeous leopard app in the stall?
 

E Watkins
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IT'S A BOY !!! Jan- you called it, with all my wishing and hoping, I still had a foal born with all the MALE parts instead of a filly, he's a beauty though!! He was born at 6 a.m. Monday morning, these photos are of him a few hours later. He's a stout little guy but mom did just fine. I had to cut the cord, he was dragging around the placenta!! (pretty strong to be able to walk and do that, he found walking much easier without the added weight) I think we'll have a couple more foals later this week. Photos to follow!

Ev

Kris- how's your mare holding out ? Sage had hers at 320 days on the money..
 

E Watkins
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http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/100_0362.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/100_0361.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/100_0357.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e23/Watehen/100_0353.jpg

Here he is.. Ev
 

Kathee McGuire
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Hooray! They are starting to pop out everywhere!Need pics soon! Glad all went well Mom, baby and you.
Jan predicted a colt for me also and I am still hoping for filly! However, Jan has elders and Indian intuition on her side so I my mind is saying colt while my heart is saying filly!

When you have to cut the cord, do you do anything else or does it just close up on it's own like if it had broken? Where do you cut it? This is an issues I had not thought of because they just "break" all by themselves!

(Message edited by katheekj on March 07, 2006)
 

Kathee McGuire
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E - He is beautiful. I actually teared up when I saw him! My first horse was a line back dun with his same color. They have a special place in my heart becuase they always remind me of endless summer days trail riding all day without a care! Did you breed for this color? He is just gorgeous!
 

E Watkins
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Thanks Kathee, I'm proud of him, I have made it my goal to breed for color and pedigree. His mother is a grulla so she should produce colored foals. Last year she had a gray though out of a gray stallion, I like this years color better. Didn't you have a mare foal recently? or are you still waiting ?

Usually, the cord will break on it's own when the mare stands..I wasn't there for the birth, he was standing and so was she when I arrived. He was still wet, and she had already deliverd the placenta, I guess the cord was pretty tough and didn't break like they normally would. I sterilized a pair of sharp scissors and then just cut about 2 inches below his tummy. There was no bleeding and then I dipped the stump in idodine. ( didn't know what else to do but I didn't think it was wise to let him continue dragging that around and maybe get infection from it )
 

Kim k
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E Watkins,
what a beautiful colt! I have a soft spot for duns too. :-)

boy its hard to try to find everyones posts that we were following before the "invader" !! LOL...So many to try to weed through.

Kim
 

E Watkins
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No kidding Kim, I've been gone since Wed of last week and was surprised when I opened the site this morning. ( bet Jos is having fun with this one..lol )
I rather think this little colt could change, he's very dark around his eyes and muzzle, if he would turn off the color of his momma, I'd be THRILLED. ( and he'd get to keep all of his anatomical parts for sure ! )
 

Kris Moos
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EV! CONGRATS!!!
awesome baby! boy he looks like he is 5 days old already! wow he is thick! beautiful! he is a red dun...correct?
mine is still pretty much the same. not bagging up at all yet! a bit of thickening ahead and behind her udder, that is it, otherwise pretty much teh same as she was in january when she began udder changes!(ugh!) I just worry about the fescue thing...vet says it is pretty uncommon around here, leave it to me to find it is my feeling! she is about 315/6 cant remember right off hand! (April 26) she is extremely crabby! cant stand me or any horse, not even the yearling she normally tolerates. she is spending the whole day today avoiding others, when anyone appears to be coming her way she moves to a new spot! she waddles when she walks, she looks like she walks with her legs parked out behind and spread apart, but when she stands she stands on 3 legs, alternating hinds, with them kind of under her as if she is supporting her belly...i dont know...i hope for her sake she goes soon! i can probably wait, but she is miserable i think!
i will load and post a recent pic, after last weeks HUGE deformed belly day she appeared to be shrinking by the day i was quite concerned, but today she is bigger again, not nearly like the last photo posted. she is not as wide front and rear, but lower on a side profile. when i post i will try to get an udder shot...tell me what you think...anyway...CONGRATS he is absolutely beautiful!!!! cant wait to see more pics and more babies!!!!!! :-)
thanks ev!
 

E Watkins
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Thanks Kris- I think he's rather awesome too! Right now, I'd say he's a yellow dun, his mane & tail are mostly black as are his ear tips and lower legs. (his dorsal is brownish colored) I'm not setting my sites on him staying this color though, I've seen too many of them change..lol.
If your mare has had fescue, you can give her some stuff to bring her milk, but she might have a really BIG foal and have trouble delivering it. Do some research on it so that you are prepared just in case. I'm sure Jos will be able to direct you to a link if he's listening in!!
 

Alex Abel
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Here is a picture of our latest baby, born this morning at 4AM.
Mom is a registered arabian and dad is a registered paint horse.

[IMG]http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d67/Czarowitsch/IM000672.jpg[/IMG]
 

E Watkins
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that is a cute one Alex! I love that white on him, so pretty and clean and bright!! We have storms coming the next few days, I bet we'll have more born this week too.
 

Kim k
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Wow, congrats to you both Alex and W watkins.

Well, I am a paint person so just love your Alex and W Watkins , your dun has a special spot too as my stallion was a red dun overo! Those dun babys are neat for a solid horse!
 

Jan H
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E, OMG he is gorgeous!!!!!!!! I know you have to be so happy. I am living vicariously through you and others whos mares have already foaled! Alex I love that paint. E, your dun colt is so sweet looking! I want a baby soooo bad now!!!!

For the Infected Fescue the medication is called domperidone, it is very expensive and since her mare is only 315/316 days I would not worry about it until 325 days or so, but if the vet says there is no fescue there and your hay comes from that area and/or if she is a maiden I would not worry at all some maidens wont bag up until they foal. Since that mare started to bag up then quit I do not think it is fescue, my mares had not udder development at all.
 

E Watkins
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Jan- THANKS, he really is a sweetheart too.
I think that's what is going on with my maiden mare that I'm still waiting on..she has a small bag, but not much to brag about. I keep telling her she better get it going or she's going to be a bad mother and starve her poor little baby. She was bred two days after my grulla, so I'm thinking it'll be here any time now. Hopefully you'll get one soon too!
 

Jan H
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E,

<<<<<<sending>>>>> your way for your maiden to hurry up and foal. I have no doubt that she will bag up just fine and that foal will have plenty of milk to grow on!
 

E Watkins
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thanks Jan, now I need to come up with some stellar names for the little guy. He has "grand champion" written all over him..lol..so he needs an awesome name.
 

Kris Moos
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Ev- what are his parents names?
Jan H- she is not a maiden, this is her 3rd, however her maiden preg she did need hormones to induce milk after foaling, following year she foaled and did not, she has been barrin for 10 years. I am wondering of she will resort to her first preg and need hormones. We grow our own hay so i feel pretty confident about the fescue, but i guess i am so nervous about no bagging...here is a poor photo (it is really cloudy today, and she is pretty uncooperative today)[IMG]http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e222/krismoos/100_5723.jpg[/IMG]
i will post her recent photos of her belly under appropriate thread.
vet said call at about 325 days to let him know, if at that time she is not beginning to bag he would like to give oral hormones to induce milk.
ALEX- OMG he is adorable. i love the mostly dark with hte white tail...too cute! I want to seehis face...I have a soft spot for arabs and half arabs(that is what i am waiting on:-) )
gongrats guys!
Ev-see her pics under preg mare photos, let me know what you think. also, he is a dun tehn? boy that dun gene adn grulla gene can be tricky...he certainly could shed out to be a grulla too! he is just so big!
JOS-what do you recomend for my mare? is fescue in central MN? it is hard to tell by photos i have looked at, it looks too much like crab/quack (?) grass and we have lots of that! Is there any other identifying features?
thanks all!!!!
 

E Watkins
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Kris, I'd say there's no milk there, it's early though, I wouldn't panic yet, see what Jos recommends about the Domperidone and when it should be started. His parents are FR Stripes Dry Lady ( Sage ) and Listolena. He's dun that's for sure, but will he turn off grulla?? I'll just have to wait and see. My guess is he'll be yellow dun or grullo, time will tell..lol.
 

Kris Moos
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thanks E! ill work on some name ideas...taht is fun...hard but gives me something to do!!! no there is no milk there. i know it could be early yet, but i just feel she should have a bit more than she does! (CALL ME PARANOID!) your maiden is still not doing much? did Sage bag up well? big, just a bit? how far in advance? she foaled at 320 days you said...but she is under lights? and he is obviously not a "preemie", he is awesomely filled out! that is too cool! how many more do you anticipate in the near future?
 

E Watkins
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Kris- Sage is in the main barn and the lights are on probably 12-14 hours every day, Jos says that will shorten the gestation. She did have a good sized udder and she waxed about 12 hours before she foaled. She also swells a lot in her legs but I noticed a changed in her udder on Sunday morning so I took her out in the sunshine and let her enjoy that on her back while I stripped her stall that morning, then I put her back in and let her be, by late afternoon, the wax was starting on one teat and by early evening she had it on both. I'd see her have a contraction now and then so I knew it would be a while. I checked her every other hour till 1 a.m. and I was SO tired, so I put down a bale of straw and wished her luck ( figuring I'd miss it ) I didn't miss the birth by much, probably 20-30 minutes at most.
Don't fret too much on your mare yet, she may not bag up till right before she foals.. if you don't see any changes in a week to ten days, then I'd be more concerned, she might just need longer to cook that baby. ( Sage did start getting a bag about 6 weeks ago, so early in fact I was afraid we'd have a preemie ) Avery will be 320 tomorrow, she's a maiden mare but I don't think she has too much longer to go either, I'm keeping a CLOSE eye on her. We have 11 more to foal between now and the first of May, I'll croak before they all get here !
 

Kelly Lea Adams
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Hiya Guys,

May I suggest a site that I happened to come across to help those with naming issues? :-)

If anyone wishes to use it, please make sure you're truly looking for a name. Some owners have gone on the site with already named foals and they have been blasted (serves them right!) by the good people who are kind enough to use their time and energies trying to think up names for your horses.

I've seen a few people's foals from this board on it already and I'm surprised they haven't mentioned it before. :-)

http://www.horsenamegame.com/

I hope Jos doesn't mind me posting that site, I didn't think it was a conflict of interest.

If it is Jos, then I apologize and will remove it immediately! :-)

Kelly
 

E Watkins
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Kelly- thanks for the info, if I can find some SPARE time, I'll check it out, as you know, we have several to name this year ! Ev
 

Jan H
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Kris like I put in the other post I would not worry about it until she is 325 days or so. She still has time to form a bag and the hormone therapy works within 7 to 14 days, so you have time. I hope everything turns out ok for your mare, but I sincerely believe everything is going to be ok!
 

Heather Kutyba
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am on lunch, so can't write much

E WAtkins: WAY TO GO, your baby looks great, I will look at the pics after i get home tonight!! I'm so excited for you!! Foal mania :-)
Get more pictures!!
 

Kim Winter
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That paint is just lovely - his legs all look so perfect

And EW - OMG, I had already decided I wanted to breed again and next time for a dun - Now Im SUre of it - He is fantastic.

Im very, very jealous - I thought mine was getting close(a little over nine wks for 'due' date) but now it seems like forever away. I wanted to get my piccies on for jan to give a prediction, but I cannot get my darn computer to upload them!!! I will take some at the weekend and try again hopefully.

COngrats on the new foals. All spectacular this year. Mind - they never arent cute hey. Look forward to yours kris - feel like youve been bursting at the seems just as I am : )
 

E Watkins
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lol, thanks Heather! maybe I'll have more to share tomorrow, we have 3 other mares that are "sitting on go" it could be a week, it could be tonight.. I check them daily..so hopefully I'll not miss too many of them being ready to foal and I'll have everything in ship shape when they do decide to lay down and PUSH !
 

E Watkins
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Kim- thank you so much as well, I think he's a keeper, I'd determined that I WOULD sell my colts this year and keep only the fillies, then this guy had to come out looking like that..<sigh> if he ends up having good straight legs, we'll keep him for a stallion prospect..as the sire he is out of will be sold next month and we will no longer be able to use him. We have a nice palomino stallion that's of breeding age, but we wanted some fillies out of this colts sire to cross back on him.. maybe a few of the other five bred to him will give us girls??
 

Amber Tedford
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Oh, E, I'm so glad that you're keeping him. He is absolutely beautiful!
 

E Watkins
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Amber- he's certainly off to a good start, I'll post more photos of him in a week or so, then we'll compare and see how he's grown. I hope he stays sweet tempered, his 1/2 brother from last year is named "Chaos" and the name DOES have meaning..lol.
 

windy fillmore
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E. here is a interesting web site
http://www.grullablue.com/foals/foals05.htm
they have many grullas a year and I beleive your colt just might be one. The web site is great as they show new born and older photos of each foal as well as the sire and dam. Just thought you might be interested.
 

Lori aka " Raven"
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Ev, your colt is magnificent! You are so lucky to have a perfect pictured foal. I want to send mine back and get one that looks like yours..lol.

Thank you Kim K for answering Windy's question about the mow.

Windy- the arena footing is masonary sand (shade dusty but not bad as some sands that usually go in an arena) but I would prefer to have put in golf course sand the white stuff, much nicer. There are 10 stalls in the barn 9-12x12 foal stall 12x 14. The arena use to be 100x60 but I had built on 4 more stall so I took 24 feet off the length of the arena, now it is 76x60.

Alex- gorgeous foal as well!

I will swear by Jans predictions anyday! :-)
 

Heather Kutyba
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E Watkins...
Your colt is really handsome. What a great head, and he's so fleshed out! I can't wait for your other mares to foal out. You are going to be a tired person.

Raven...
Can Buddy come live at your barn?? That arena would be a god send down here. Thank you for all the compliments! And, no...I'm not a photographer (I do like taking pictures tho). I had to work like a dog to get pics for the breeders website. I don't mind a bit if you copy his picture(s), how flattering! thank you!

Alex,
You've got some color flowing at your place don't you?! Some day in the future, we should meet up. Bryan's not far away!!

Jan...
I think you've got some sort of psychic thing going on....I'll put money on your guess anyday.
 

Alex Abel
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Heather...we always drive to Bryan to get horse feed at Coop. We are in Montgomery, so its only ~45 minutes to get there. And all these colorfull ponies arent mine. But might as well be, since I take 100% care of them.
 

Heather Kutyba
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Hi Alex,
I live in Houston (NW area). For some reason I thought you were in College Station? Must have been a glitch in my brain...any which way, Montgomery brings you closer...round about where are you?
I know lots of folks that go to the Coop in Bryan to get feed, mostly breeders in the area...apparently very popular.
Regardless of whose babies those are, they are very nice. You have reasons to be proud of your work!
 

Lori aka " Raven"
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Heather Buddy is welcome any time! As long as I can come down there. I just love the south area of the states.
Here is Chu kash finding his spirit:
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/CHukashrunning.jpg
Very fitting name , Thank you Jan for a wonderful name.
 

Kris Moos
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Raven, nice pic! boy hes cruisen' huh? :-)
 

Kris Moos
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E WATKINS- we had fun mixing names based on your horses name, hubby even got involved, not sure if you wanted a mix of mare and stallions names but we came up with...
dry mi/my stripes
list my/mi stripes
stripe olena
listo me stripo
stripes dry list
lenas dryin my/mi stripes
stryper
listolenas new stripes
list me 320
ladys striped list
stripes at 320
(you could add 320(gestation days) or any other number letters to add character.
just quick thoughts.
 

Rebecca Kate Smith
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WOW! I thought my foal was fantastic... e and alex, your foals are gorgeous! they're both so big!! congrats to both of you! i'm very jealous!

i used the horsenamegame site and the people who post on there came up with some great names i hadn't even thought of!! as of right now, teleo's pending registered name is Zipped Up The Asset
 

Kim k
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I like the name !
 

E Watkins
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Kris- I really like the Strip Olena.. good one, and that may be just what I use !
Rebecca- Thanks, I'm pretty proud of him, I thought we might have another one on the ground this morning but it proved to be a dry run. ( and yes, I have red-eye this morning..lol ) We had storms last night and mares that looked like they would deliver but this morning, they are all STILL pregnant. I think before the week is out I'll have more photos to share, it's supposed to be wild weather again this evening..
 

Kris Moos
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we must be sharing the same weather system! supposed to storm every 18 hours for the next 6 days at least!
im glad you liked a name, we had fun combining!
we have been working on mine too, no foal yet, just creating a list of possibilities. never name until i see the darlin!
cant wait to see more pics!!
 

E Watkins
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Lori- thanks for the link, I'll check it out, I sort of thought/hoped that he might shed off grulla.. oh would my hubby be jealous then..lol, but I was afraid to get too excited about the prospect, so that I didn't end up disappointed. I'm just hoping and praying that my next mare gives me a filly..I'll take ANY color, I just need a girl this time..lol. (and if it's a boy, well, maybe I'll get lucky enough for it to be something other than bay or sorrel so that I can sell him easily!) We won't have long to wait..and then I'll share him/her with you all.
 

Lori aka " Raven"
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Ev- I'm sorry but Windy gave you that web site. She deserves the credit.

Kris he cruz's every chance he gets. When he is in the arena at least 30 minutes I do not think he feet stand still for more than a second. Tries to out run mom all the time. Comes back in sweating. This is what he looks like after his time out.You can see on his neck and shoulders how much sweat he has. Is this normal at this time of age (5 days old)?
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e107/rav123en/harddayafterrunning.jpg
 

E Watkins
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Sorry about that Windy.. <bowing> thanks very much! I sent those folks a photo and an email, we'll see if they respond and what they think about my colt's color.

Lori- our foals just run and run when they get out with their momma's. (sometimes the mare is more sweaty though from trying to keep up with her baby !)
 

Kris Moos
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Raven, that is too cute, he is exhausted! :-)
mine last year did the same thing, run to a sweat, tehn nap and so it again!
 

E Watkins
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Kris- we must be sharing weather, more storms are predicted this evening, and it's about 60 out there now.. nice March weather! It takes me a while to name my foals, I have to see what their personality is first and then I try to incorporate the barn name into the registered name. (that makes keeping track of whose who much easier!)
 

Kathee McGuire
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I normally wait to name animals until I see their personality. This would be based on the dozens of stray dogs and cats we collect, nurse back to health and find homes for. For some reason, our little one has already been named. We just can't get it out of our heads so maybe there is a reason. His/her Momma is Sweet Dreams and Daddy is Patches Supreme. He/she will be Supreme Dream Catcher and we will call him/her Catcher. Not very feminine, but Jan said it was a colt anyway!
 

Kris Moos
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Ev-
i have corresponded with the gal from the grulla blue site quite often last spring, she likes to see other horses that are well bred with grulla, dun adn roan markings. she loves my filly from last year. i am sure she will write back to you. she will also love your little guy, he is built a lot like hers are, whi knows maybe you guys could work out a deal! :-)
 

Kris Moos
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thats funny kathee- i guess were all hoping jan is right this year, i am hoping for a colt, and that is what she is predicing...we'll see!
 

E Watkins
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Kris- I'll keep that in mind, I'm thinking she'd love to get ahold of my mare too..lol. (it would take a pretty penny to make that happen though) it seems I'm the only one that's wanting fillies this year.
 

Kathee McGuire
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I am still praying for a filly...I just don't think my odds are good with Jan's prediction!
 

E Watkins
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Kathleen- you could be right, she called mine, and I think she even predicted a colt out of my other mare, I'll be mad at her if she did and she's right! we have 4 other mares bred to that good stud and he's leaving town next month so we REALLY need some girls.. I just have to keep "thinking pink" !
 

Kris Moos
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Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2006 - 02:20 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i'll think pink for YOU guys!! but you got to think blue for ME! deal?
toni(from grulla blue) has some real nice looking grullas, blue roans and duns, mares and stallions! i am hanging onto her email and site so when "precious" is old enough i can contact her for a breeeding! I e mail her photos occasionally to keep her updated on her ever changing color. we have together chosen a mate already...dont ask, kind of like a pre arranged marraige i guess! :-)
 

E Watkins
Breeding Stock
Username: Evie

Post Number: 191
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2006 - 02:58 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Kris- we do that in our barn too, only sometimes it doesn't work out like we plan. Sage (grulla mare) had a date with my hubby's dun stud, only the stud never bred a mare, he was not interested.. eventually, we gelded him.. he's a great gelding though. They would have made a beautiful foal though..oh well.
 

Lori aka " Raven"
Neonate
Username: Raven

Post Number: 10
Registered: 03-2006
Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2006 - 05:01 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Ev- thanks most of the time that i have ever seem foals they are just laying around or eating. Not going like mad, non stop. I get tired watching him go!
Kathee- I am generally like you in waiting for a name for the babes. But with Chu kash it was different. I knew he needed an Indian name. Again I thank Jan for that.
 

Kathee McGuire
Breeding Stock
Username: Katheekj

Post Number: 130
Registered: 12-2005
Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2006 - 06:48 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Raven - I think Chu kash is the ONLY name for him!
 

windy fillmore
Weanling
Username: Windyf

Post Number: 41
Registered: 08-2005
Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2006 - 08:39 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

E. I too sent pics of last years filly and she answered me that night I was not that lucky though she said my filly is a very smutty buckskin I was hoping for a grulla but when Cricket sheds out I should have a very smutty buckskin roan. We just have to wait and see. I too am wishing for a filly from Rosey (due mid-April) Jan said she was on the fence but her gut said a colt. I hope she just had indigestion.LOL
 

E Watkins
Breeding Stock
Username: Evie

Post Number: 192
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2006 - 11:10 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Windy- she answered me last evening, she says he'll stay dun which is just fine with me. He's just a sweetie and so full of energy.. we're still waiting on 3 mares that are 320+ days now, I think it could be a few more days yet, but they could surprise me and change over night. Good luck with your filly, I'm "thinking pink" too for my next mare, let's hope Jan ate something yucky when she looked at those pictures of my mare too !
 

Jan H
Breeding Stock
Username: Jan_h

Post Number: 140
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2006 - 12:18 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Gee you guys! remember they are just guesses and sometimes I am lucky nothing more. as for eating something yucky I do that all the time. I am a terrible cook chuckle.
 

E Watkins
Breeding Stock
Username: Evie

Post Number: 199
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2006 - 12:35 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

LOL, no bad wishes intended Jan..none at all..I'm just NEEDING a filly out of this next mare, I won't get to breed back to this stud again so fillies are a definite must! (though I love my little stud colt) It was SO funny when he was born, my son said something pretty prolific. (there are some Mexican horse traders that come by each year and want our stud colts, they take them to CA and Mexico and sell them for a good bit of money, but they want colored colts) When this little guy was born my son said to my husband, "mom's not going to want to hear this, but the Mexican's are going to want that baby". They do know how to pick out good horses, and I'm betting they'll make an offer on this little guy when they show up in another month or so.. hopefully, it will be one I CAN refuse!
 

windy fillmore
Weanling
Username: Windyf

Post Number: 43
Registered: 08-2005
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2006 - 09:24 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Just joking Jan. I just really like the fillies. I don't know why though because the horse that loves me is Rosey's first foal a 5 year old gelding named Thorn. I imprint trained him and he has never offered to kick or bite me but he has other people that was before we gelded him though. For some crazy reaason he loves my hair, has to stick his nose in it every time I'm around him. Yes Jan my main concern is for the foals health. Over the years we have had 6 foals with 3 fillies and 3 colts so going by our farm pattern it is time for a colt.
 

windy fillmore
Weanling
Username: Windyf

Post Number: 44
Registered: 08-2005
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2006 - 11:57 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

E.
Here are some pics of Cricket the filly we had in Aug.
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/tripleffarms/100_0066.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/tripleffarms/100_0290.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/tripleffarms/100_0287.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/tripleffarms/100_0299cricketdancing.jpg
Cricket is the filly I asked Toni about.
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 267
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 07:14 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

OH WHAT A CUTIE! SHES A BUCKSKIN? IT APPEARS IN THE PHOTO SHE HAS A BROKEN DORSL STRIPE, IS THAT CORRECT? SHE HAS THE WITHER CROSS AND SPINE BARRING, DOES SHE HAVE LEG BARRING? ARE YOU SURE SHE IS NOT A DUN?
 

windy fillmore
Weanling
Username: Windyf

Post Number: 46
Registered: 08-2005
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 08:48 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Kris two different dun and grulla breeders have told me she is not a dun I'll have to wait till she shed off to check her legs. I thought she was a dun.
 

Kathee McGuire
Breeding Stock
Username: Katheekj

Post Number: 136
Registered: 12-2005
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 09:26 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Windy - Regardless of what the breeders said, I wouldn't make that call either until she sheds. She sure has a lot of dun characteristics.

(Message edited by katheekj on March 10, 2006)
 

E Watkins
Breeding Stock
Username: Evie

Post Number: 215
Registered: 10-2005
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 10:17 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Windy- I would sure think she had dun factor too, she certainly appears to have. What colors were her sire and dam? I did hear back from that gal that you suggested I contact, she says the colt will stay dun. (and that's alright by me) Have you ever considered doing the testing to see what genetics your filly carries? I have a dark filly that I am suspicious may carry the creme gene and actually be a smokey black. Depending on what color the foal is she's about to spit out, I may have her tested, just to statisfy my curiosity. No new babies at my house.
 

Kim k
Breeding Stock
Username: Kimk

Post Number: 454
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 10:31 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

she could be a buckskin dun! ??

Here is link to color genitcs equations at uc davis
The genitic make up changes slightly....
Kim
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 272
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 10:45 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Windy- i have a buckskin dun also, she was dna tested, but to add a twist she is also a roan! she is almost white with the "dun factors" classic and primitive markings, as well as the frosted mane and coon tail. will be interesting to see what your filly sheds off to. were either of her parents a dun?
i am also interested to see what mine sheds off to. Toni from grulla ble thinks she will shed off a bit darker than the white she is now(when she is clean, right now she is stained a bit)
time will tell...
 

Kris Moos
Breeding Stock
Username: Kris

Post Number: 273
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 10:49 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I also forgot to add my fillys legs, leg bars, wither strip, spine barring, cob webbing on the forehead, eye shadows, neck shadows and dorsal stripe are reddish brown, not black, and her mane and tail are black with the same reddish color in it as well as the white frosting.
 

Kim k
Breeding Stock
Username: Kimk

Post Number: 457
Registered: 04-2005
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 11:28 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

sorry no link :-(
If someone wants it , i will go back and get it!
Kim
 

windy fillmore
Weanling
Username: Windyf

Post Number: 47
Registered: 08-2005
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2006 - 10:00 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Cricket's sire is a palomino but he has a dorsal stripe and a dark face and legs. he is creme colored in the winter and almost golden in the summer. Cricket's dam is a bay roan sabino. that is where Cricket got her odd blaze from. Now as to is her sire a dun I just don't know we bought him last fall and never noticed the dorsal stripe until he shed off. Some say that is a sooty or smutty gene not dun.
 

Peggie M
Nursing Foal
Username: Peggie_m

Post Number: 19
Registered: 03-2006
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2006 - 03:44 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

New foal pics - Telly FINALLY gave birth at 9:35 p.m. Friday, March 24.... "Boston" is a beautiful, tall, black and white toby. Here's the pics (hope they work) and please ignore the "stains"...
http://photobucket.com/albums/g223/pegm/
 

Kim Winter
Breeding Stock
Username: Clafairy

Post Number: 243
Registered: 07-2005
Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 03:03 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

The pictures arent on the link peggie - This one needs a log in!

oops!
 

Peggie M
Weanling
Username: Peggie_m

Post Number: 24
Registered: 03-2006
Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 09:06 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Kim - thanks for letting me know they weren't working. I've made the album public now so hopefully it works. Let me know what you think
http://photobucket.com/albums/g223/pegm/
 

Kim Winter
Breeding Stock
Username: Clafairy

Post Number: 247
Registered: 07-2005
Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 09:37 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Oh whoops! I just replied on one of the other threads - She is beautiful peggie - You are quite right : )



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