Breeding

Gina’s foal is FINALLY here!

Gina’s foal is FINALLY here!

After 386 days of gestation, Gina¬†finally produced a very cute blaze-faced colt! He appears to be chestnut (but could certainly turn gray) with two hind socks in addition to that great big blaze. My friend next door called me around 7:30 AM yesterday morning and […]

Day 382

Day 382

Gina is still pregnant; today is day 382 of gestation. I receive at least one text a day from friends or family members who want to know if she’s foaled and how she’s doing. My vet was out about a week and a half ago […]

It’s been a minute!

It’s been a minute!

Salutations, internet land, and apologies for the long absence! I’ve been really busy for the last month, but things have settled down and returned to normal. So, what have I been up to? In mid-April (on Gina’s 340 day gestation date, no less), I briefly […]

Foal contest: make your bets!

Foal contest: make your bets!

Gina has officially passed the 320-day mark of gestation, which is generally considered the point at which a foal can survive outside the uterus. Good job, Gina! Now that baby horse can be expected to arrive sooner rather than later, I thought I’d let y’all […]

Annual vet visit

Annual vet visit

The horses saw the vet on Tuesday for their annual exams, and it was a very exciting time. Gina was scheduled for an ultrasound and Pneumabort vaccine. (She’ll receive her annual vaccinations next month, when she’s about 30 days away from foaling.) She was well-behaved, […]