I was on here back in December/January asking questions about my mare possibly being pregnant. I had the Vet out, the first week of January. He examined her and said, "I don't feel anything". Unless it's hiding. UGGGG! Ok, so I was pretty relieved and went with the fact that she isn't pregnant. She still has a fat and barrel like stomach. On her right side by her flank, I can sometimes feel something sticking out. Could it be a foot? Is that where the foals foot would be? I actually noticed this a while back. I was just out there watching her and her right flank was dancing all around while I stood at her head petting her. Is this some kind of muscle movement, when a mare is standing fairly still, or is that where a foal may show itself moving around. I bought this mare on July 1st. The former owners said she wouldn't stand for their stallion, but they had put her colt from last year in the paddock with her and he was almost a year old. I have no idea how far along she'd be. If the Vet didn't feel anything, should I just leave it at that? What the heck was all this movement in her flank area?
If she is pregnant enough for you to see movement in the flank area, the vet would DEFINITELY have felt something in January! I have never heard of a 7-month gestational-age pregnancy "hiding". I think you are safe (-:
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