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EXTREMELY WORRIED MARE LOST PREGNANCY

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Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1327
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 07:34 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm not sure, but I'm really thinking Dora is not pregnant. Even my husband is having doubts, which really makes me nervous.

She is so much smaller now than she was early on. I'm concerned she lost this pregnancy early on and she was large because I was feeding a lot of alfalfa hay and she developed a hay belly. We ran out of the good alfalfa hay a couple of months ago and we're feeding her what we could find. It's really stemmy and not that nice green leafy stuff she was used to. She picks at her hay now.

I rarely see movement and when I do, I'm not sure if it's the mare or the foal. She still on ReguMate, so she wouldn't show heat regardless if she's pregnant or not. So that doesn't help either.

I've ordered the Weefoal pregnancy test and it should be in by next Wednesday or so. Meanwhile, I'm so sad, I could cry.

If you don't mind, please look at the pictures here and let me know what you think.

Thank you so much. Marilyn

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(Message edited by marilyn_l. on May 10, 2008)
 

Laurie A Beltran
Breeding Stock
Username: Prophecy_ranch

Post Number: 222
Registered: 07-2007
Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 10:03 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn,
In my humbly opionion you really can't tell at 5months, You really don't do any change in her feeding program until her lst trimester. and then slightly each month until the last month. I didnt see movement until around 6-7 months then all heck broke loose, Did you get her PG levels taken? Marilyn, Don;t throw the towel in and let this make you sad! Think positive happy thoughts and WAIT until you know for sure, that is the key word WAITING...it seems to put doubt in peoples thoughts...ALL I can say is it's hard to really see in that picture if she looks preggo or not!

One key word was you changed feed maybe she just lost some weight, makes her not look pregnant!

All my thoughts and prayers are with you and your husband!! THAT DORA MAKES YOU A WONDEFUL BABY!!!!!!!

L
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1553
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 11:27 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hugs Marilyn...I am sure she is still pregnant...hang on...she still has 2 1/2 months to go...my mare did not look pregnant at all till her 8 month and she never looked like these other mares...huge..remember she had a filly...I think that is how mares carry fillies. So go on in the hope that Dora is pregnant...Make sure she is getting enough good stuff to eat and do the wee test and see that you were worried about nothing. Can you take a new picture of her and post? Hang in there...we all feel that way that somehow our mares slipped because we want it so bad.....
 

Jane
Breeding Stock
Username: Dizzykizzy

Post Number: 256
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 02:56 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Awww Marilyn, what a worrier you are....and what a worrying time you have had with Dora.
As you know I really didn't think Elphin was pregnant, Dora was my benchmark as they are due at around the same time.
You had Dora checked quite late didn't you? I am sure you would have noticed if she has slipped her foal later on.
Also if you remember Maybelline was huge last October then didn't seem to ever change. I had so many times when I almost gave up hope of her ever foaling and then along came our Blessed Tigerlily.
As Jan says, please post a recent pic, stop worrying and do the wee test as soon as you can or even get your vet to check her again.
Big ((((((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))))))) for you, Jane x x

Edited to add, I haven't felt Elphin's foal move but I am fairly sure she is preggy now, she just seemed to balloon aover the last couple of weeks.

(Message edited by dizzykizzy on May 10, 2008)
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1329
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 05:59 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you everybody, I really need you guys and your support. As you know, I'm a big time worrier, it's my nature.

The most recent picture is from last weekend and it's on the link I sent. The only think you have to do is look on the photo album and pull it up. I have it dated the 8th month. I think the last time the vet did a palpation and ultrasound was 5 months, but he couldn't feel anything or see anything because the foal was out of reach. But he said it appeared she was still pregnant.

Thank you again, I couldn't go through this alone, you guys are my best support group ever!
 

Jane
Breeding Stock
Username: Dizzykizzy

Post Number: 257
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 02:59 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Everything is crossed for you Marilyn, hopefully everything is fine x x
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1332
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 07:09 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'll let you know. The hard part is catching her when she's peeing. lol
 

Laurie A Beltran
Breeding Stock
Username: Prophecy_ranch

Post Number: 227
Registered: 07-2007
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 10:32 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn,
I'm saying a for her tonight!

lots of hugs!
L
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1335
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 06:55 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you Laurie, I can always use prayers. In fact yesterday I was cleaning stalls and it was ugly outside, very windy and cool. Since there wasn't alot of bugs, so there wasn't alot of skin twitching and I was able to watch her belly.

I noticed Dora's belly move, I think it's the foal. I was doing the jig, I was so happy!!! lol But I'm still going to do the WeeFoal just to make sure.

Thank you all for your prayers and encouragement, it's a long 11 months, but it looks like there's a good chance I'm still in the running.
 

Joyce
Breeding Stock
Username: Luv2ridesaddleseat

Post Number: 144
Registered: 12-2006
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 09:03 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn, it's really easy to tape a cup to her butt to catch the urine. :-)

I can't wait to hear the results!
 

Catherine Owen
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Username: Cateowen

Post Number: 279
Registered: 12-2007
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 09:11 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn,
You are such a sweet person. I am hoping the best for you.
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1559
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 11:06 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn...I tool a look at that 8 month pregnant pic...she looks fine...you really don't want your mare too big too quick....she looks right where she should be...while you wait do the nail test again..I would do that just to give me something to hold on to :-) Thinking of you!
 

Kim Peavy/ Sweetie 7/3/08
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Username: Lovemysinbad

Post Number: 187
Registered: 09-2007
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 11:21 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn: I'm thinking about you and praying for good news to set your mind at ease. I would go nuts not knowing for sure, and until this last month...I too wondered if Sweetie had possibly lost her baby...but not now...she is really full in the flanks and we can actually see the foal rolling around in there....try not to worry too much, I'm sure all will be ok....hugs to you, Kim
 

Saleste Clark
Breeding Stock
Username: Saleste

Post Number: 152
Registered: 10-2007
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 11:38 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn -- more prayers for you!! I don't know if I told anyone on here, but Jessie lost her foal. It was awful and I had already booked to a stallion for this year. In fact she's at the vets right now, getting prepped for some baby making tomorrow. Hopefully, this one works out better than the last. So I just held onto that but I'm just now getting over it. It's a horrible thing to go through.

I looked at your pics, and I say you're still good too! Jan's right, she looks right where she should be. In fact, she looks to be in excellent shape!
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1567
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 11:54 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Saleste~So sorry to hear that Jessie lost her foal:-( HUGS to you and prayers ofr a successful breeding this year..
 

Emily West, Zita born 4/12
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Username: Paintlover

Post Number: 670
Registered: 06-2006
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 12:12 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Saleste, I am sorry that Jessie lost her foal. :-(
I pray all goes well with breeding this year.

Marilyn, Prayers that all is okay!!!!
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1337
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 03:48 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Awww, you all are so special to me! Thank you for your encouragement and well wishes. You touched my heart! I will let you know as soon as I know. :-)

Saleste, I'm so sorry, I hate to have anyone go through that. Not only is it heartbreaking, it's very costly. I will keep you in my prayers that she gets pregnant first time.
 

Jane
Breeding Stock
Username: Dizzykizzy

Post Number: 261
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 05:15 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

So pleased you had a positive sign again, I was praying you would be mistaken after all the heartache it took to get this far.
You so deserve this beautiful foal when it is cooked!
 

Linda Bauer --Rita foaled 4/25
Yearling
Username: Llazyt

Post Number: 82
Registered: 04-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 09:01 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn, I know how you feel. I was worried Rita had maybe lost her foal around the 9th /10th month. I wasn’t seeing any movement, she wasn’t getting any bigger and she had no signs of making a bag. Then low and behold about 2 weeks before she foaled she started making a bag and I could see the colt moving some. Don’t give up; you have lots of prayers and good thoughts pulling for you.
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1342
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 10:16 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you Linda, having pregnant mares and breeding mares is hard, mentally and emotionally.

I'm sure I speak for everyone here, how important our animals are in our lives and how much we love and care for them, which makes it difficult when problems arise.

I did get the WeeFoal kit last night, just need to catch some pee. lol
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1578
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 10:43 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi Marilyn, Try dropping some shavings on her rear feet...Have fun today on "pee" watch :-)
 

Saleste Clark
Breeding Stock
Username: Saleste

Post Number: 153
Registered: 10-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 11:10 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Good luck with the pee cup! I know it's going to yield the results you want! I'll be praying for you all day!
 

Laurie A Beltran
Breeding Stock
Username: Prophecy_ranch

Post Number: 234
Registered: 07-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 11:40 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn
I can't wait for the TEST! Please keep us posted!
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1344
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 12:42 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Good idea Jan, they love to pee in fresh shavings. lol Thanks Saleste and Laurie, I'm praying for positive results. :-)
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1350
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 08:05 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

What a difference a day makes. I came home today and looked at Dora and it was like she grew a preggo belly while I was at work. She is huge and I saw some good movement. lol That is so crazy!!
I'm so excited!!!

I think I'm going to hold on to the WeeFoal test for future use on maybe Marq or Uh-O, cause I'm not going to need it on Dora. :-)

Thank you all for you loving support, I will always be grateful!

God bless,
Marilyn
 

Emily West, Zita born 4/12
Breeding Stock
Username: Paintlover

Post Number: 676
Registered: 06-2006
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 08:41 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn!!!! Hurray!!!!! I am glad your worries were relieved!!!!
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1597
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 10:28 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

:-) :-) :-) :-) HAPPY DAYS! BIG SMILES, JAN
 

wanda
Yearling
Username: Wanda

Post Number: 91
Registered: 04-2008
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 11:36 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

}}}YIIIPPPPEEEEE!!!

I only knew 2 wks before my mare foaled..and the wait was excutiating...LOL..But knowing she is supposed to be pregnant and then thinking that she is not...this whole 11 month (give or take) thing..I do not know how you all do it!!!

Congrats!!! Happy dance for you & Dora~~
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1353
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 08:27 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you ladies! This sure has been a roller coaster ride, and I never did like roller coaster rides. lol.

I'm just very curious as to why she is showing now, is it because the baby moved position? I just don't get it. Does anyone have an idea?
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1599
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 10:25 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Sure...remember when you were pregnant and the baby would be all on one side and you would look all lopesided? Well she is just now really putting weight on that baby. For a long time they are pretty small really and the horse is pretty big so I think they just roll around in there.....also I personally think that a mare does not look as "pregnant" with a filly :-) They stay up high and tight and drop down at the very end :-)
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1355
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 10:39 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Right now she looks wide and not so big underneith, is that what you mean by carrying it high? If that means a filly, and she gets a filly, I will be the happiest of campers. lol Of course, I want a healthy mare and foal most of all.

I wish I could take you all out for lunch or something for helping me out so many times here. Thanks again!
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1356
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 10:43 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Jan, I wish you were having babies this year, I'll let you borrow one of mine if both gets bred. lol. Hey, that might not be a bad idea. lol

Just checked your profile, California is way too far away, darn it!

Take care, Marilyn
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1601
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 11:42 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

:-) Well Marilyn...the world does sometimes get very small and you never know when our paths will cross but I bet they will cross one day :-) This year I am enjoying living through all of you guys...no more babies from my mare she is retired to trail riding :-) Maybe when Gracie is 4 .............. :-)

Yes that is what I mean....In your pics to me at least Dora looks to be having a filly but I am with you HEALTHY and Problem free foaling is what my prayer for you is :-) When are you going to be trying to breed your other 2 mares?
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1357
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 12:14 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

We're taking both mares to Michigan on May 25th, the day before Memorial Day. Uh-O should be on her 19th day by Memorial Day. The stud owner's last day at the horse show will be the day before, so I think we'll hopefully get Uh-O bred by Monday or Tuesday (May 26 or 27th). Yes, she will collect for us on Memorial Day, if needed. She is a very dear woman and I'd highly recommend anyone who is breeding Hostein horses to use her stallions. She's a wonderful person and very knowledgeable, not to mention the fact that her stallions are outstanding. I have a great deal of respect for her. Cheri Kellerman's website is Michigan Sport Horses. In case you're interested.

Marq is a little tricker. She is about 3 days behind Uh-O, but she is going to be flushed 3 days after she ovulates (because she has inflammation) then after 2 more days she will get Prostin and when she comes back in heat, she'll be bred. So I'm guess she'll be bred the beginning of the second week in June. Then they'll both stay there for another 15 days to see if they both took, if not another round, if so, they both come home.

Jan, if you wouldn't mind saying a prayer they both take first time around. My nerves and pocket book can't take a lot. (As you know) lol

God bless, Marilyn
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1605
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 01:56 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I will begin now that their way will be paved for a first time take :-) Are you going to use the drug "Settle" again? and the Oxytocin Protocol? Specially on Marq...since she does have that inflamation issue? This year has got to be better for you....I just feel it....
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1360
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 03:33 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

You know Jan, I feel it's going to be a good breeding year too. The vet's going to flush her, would that be good to use Settle also? I told her I wanted to Oxytocin Protocol and she said she almost always does this. Cheap insurance she said.

I hope our paths do cross one day. I think the world of you and would love to meet you someday. :-)
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1608
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 03:58 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I was just asking because if I remember you tried it last year? But the Oxytocin Protocol should do the trick. I think you are pretty terrific too..always an encourager, always, a cheerleader. You deserve to have some healthy floors hit the ground....:-)
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1361
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 07:16 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Jan, thank you for your kind words, the same can be said for you and have been said about you. :-)

Yes, we used Settle on her twice last year and Oxytocin. But I think by then she had been bred and tinkered with so many times, she needed a rest. So I'm pretty confident this time around.
 

Jan Owen
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: 1frosty1

Post Number: 1615
Registered: 04-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 07:52 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Okay...I did mean FOALS not floors :-) thats what I get for trying to type quick at work :-)
 

Emily West, Zita born 4/12
Breeding Stock
Username: Paintlover

Post Number: 678
Registered: 06-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 08:08 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Jan,
That is funny because I still read foals!! Didn't even notice.
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
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Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1363
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 07:20 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

lol Jan I knew what you meant. I had a chuckle over that one. lol

When I'm at work and check new posts, I have to hurry. So when I go to post and don't have time to check it over to make sure my post made sense, I sometimes find it makes no sense at all. lol Oh well, then I go to edit or have to redo it.
So I completely understand, but it was funny. lol
 

Laurie A Beltran
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Username: Prophecy_ranch

Post Number: 238
Registered: 07-2007
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 11:37 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Jan,Emily,Marilyn-
My thoughts EXACTLY! I'm addicted to this board!
Marilyn you totally deserve your mares to all be in foal soon....Of course Dora is giving you a FILLY :-) SHhhhh I'm at work right now!

L
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
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Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1364
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Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 02:11 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

lol, I won't tell a soul Laurie. lol
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
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Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1368
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Posted on Friday, May 16, 2008 - 06:56 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

You girls wouldn't believe how much Dora's little baby is moving now. And Dora is looking really wide right now, and she still has more than two months to go.

It was the wierdiest thing, in one day she went from looking like she wasn't pregnant to "Wow" she's really looking like she has a preggo belly.

I wished I would have waited a few more days before saying anything. I feel so dumb. But thank you for being there for me. :-)

God bless you all and have a terrific day! Hey, it's Friday!!!

Marilyn
 

Laurie A Beltran
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Username: Prophecy_ranch

Post Number: 240
Registered: 07-2007
Posted on Friday, May 16, 2008 - 08:33 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn,
Sometimes when we feel doubt in our life it takes someone looking in from another angle! That's what we are here for :-)
Your far from dumb! Your just a concern mum!

Yes it's FRIDAY! Man o Man work was hard yesterday! I totally dislike having to convert different countries currency to good ol USD :-(
Well work is work I guess, Marilyn rememeber last year those good ol days when I stayed home??? (7) years was a nice home stay! Ok enough of my belly aching!

Everyone have a blessed day and like Marilyn said. IT"S FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!

L
 

Emily West, Zita born 4/12
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Username: Paintlover

Post Number: 685
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Posted on Friday, May 16, 2008 - 09:31 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn,
It isn't wrong to worry and certainly not dumb!!! It is just part of having horses. I really wish someone would have warned me about that part before I got into them.
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
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Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1372
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Friday, May 16, 2008 - 11:25 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm just pleased as punch as to how Dora is doing. I can't wait to see what's in there. lol I wish I could stick my head in there and take a look, second thought, naaa, I take it back, it wouldn't be worth it. lol

I'm going to take another picture or two of Dora this weekend and hopefully it'll show you a better idea how she looks now. But pictures really don't do justice, but I'll try.

Can you tell I'm getting excited.
 

mariana cremonte
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Registered: 05-2007
Posted on Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 03:31 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Dear all. I have not checked the board for soo long!. So Jane, did Maybelline foaled?? I lost that part! are there pictures of her foal?. that is great news, I waited so long for her to foal..

I just finnished reading this whole post, I am glad Dora is fine, and basically that you Marilyn are relieved now. I remember two days before Arasumi foaled and I was thinking she had lost it because she did not looked as big, and then the days she did look big I thought she was too big so for sure twines were missed... when you are a worrier...
I am so happy for you having another foal, worries and all i miss the excitment!.
how is Gracie Jan? and your baby Laurie?.
take care all,
mariana
 

Laurie A Beltran
Breeding Stock
Username: Prophecy_ranch

Post Number: 245
Registered: 07-2007
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 11:05 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Mariana,
Thanks for asking my Summer(barn Name) is doing for well Thank You, Its my mare that I have a little concern for check back to my other posts you will know why! Although I thank "GOD" She seems to be on the road to recovery! most of her Vetral idema is gone! I walked her 3x per day and mesaaged her 2x per day she was on banamine for 3 day, bute for 1 day. My mare is 22 she had a text book delivery and gave me what I most wanted a HEALTHY BABY, Spring (MOMMA) just iced the cake by giving me a FILLY! YIPPEE!!!!!

Mariana, How's your baby doing? Don't they grow fast??? Your into WB right?

What descipline are you into? Dressage?

Take care,
L
 

mariana cremonte
Breeding Stock
Username: Mariana_cremonte

Post Number: 163
Registered: 05-2007
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 06:00 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

hi Laurie, I just saw your posts, is she better now?. That is a lot for you to take care of (walking, massaging, etc). however it is great that being 22 she had a great delivery and a filly! I certanly envy you. My boy is doing fine, I posted some picutres on the yearlings thread. I wish I could had another one, but my mare is 20 and I don´t want to expose her again, plus she is my only riding horse, and I don´t think I could support three horses -I have them on board- so if I knew she was to have a filly I think I would do it, but another boy.. . Yes I do dressage, and is WB warmbloods?, my mare is a mix between a creolo -criollo- and a holstainer and the colt`s father is a holstainer.
What discipline are you into?
see you,
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1377
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 06:32 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi Mariana, thank you for understanding. Sometimes I feel like I don't know a thing about this breeding stuff. Dora is bred to a Holsteiner named Lintas out of Germany. He's a grey and 17.1 hands. It'll be interesting to see what her foal is like. She is doing very well and I couldn't ask for a sweeter mare. I love her attitude, especailly when she's preggo. She's so mellow and loves the world. Except for pesty Uh-O (our Holstein 4 year old). Uh-O still acts like a kid and loves to aggrevate Dora. lol

It sounds like your having fun with your horses. I see you ride dressage, my husband rides dressage too. Actually, this is what got us started with breeding. Mike wanted a Holsteiner to ride dressage, but we couldn't afford one, so we decided to breed and get one that way. We would have been money ahead buying one. lol
I trail ride but mainly I'm a caretaker. I love to spoil Dora and she eats it up, so it's a win win. :-)
 

mariana cremonte
Breeding Stock
Username: Mariana_cremonte

Post Number: 165
Registered: 05-2007
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008 - 02:07 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Marilyn Yes I have fun with my horses, but sometimes I feel bad about it, it is hard to keep attention on the two, plus my riding classes -at a different facility-, work and familiy... I wish I earn the lottery I could get me a few acres haha I would have to play sometime.
I remember I looked up Lintas on internet, he was awsome, I bet your filly is going to be so beautifull. So I guess the 4 years old was the original horse for your husband? is he already started? -horse, not hubby-.
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1379
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008 - 02:34 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Thank you for the compliment on the stallion, yes we're pretty excited to see what we get. :-) Mike and I have very little time to ride. If we had an indoor arena it would give us more opportunity, but we can't afford one. :-(

We got the 4 year old late last fall. She has a windswept back leg and the owner couldn't afford to feed her, so we ended up with her. She is a very sweet mare. We have two TB broodmares and one Holsteiner mare. So no rideable Holsteiners yet. Still in the oven. lol

Mike's rides an Arab for his dressage riding.
 

mariana cremonte
Breeding Stock
Username: Mariana_cremonte

Post Number: 167
Registered: 05-2007
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008 - 03:07 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I just checked his pedigree, amazing, so when he hes his Holsteiner is going to be a more than great one!. I noticed Lintas was bay before he turned gray, Dora is also a bay right?. So are you hoping for a gray or a bay?.
 

Marilyn Lemke - Dora due 7/31/08
Senior Stallion or Mare
Username: Marilyn_l

Post Number: 1380
Registered: 06-2007
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008 - 04:35 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

He has an amazing pedigree. Thank you again. Dora is a chestnut. Marq is the bay. So I have a 50/50 chance of either a grey or a chestnut. I prefer a grey. It would be perfect to have a grey filly. That's my dream, a healthy grey filly and a normal foaling and a healthy happy mare afterwards. :-)



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