The Mare Stare

Brá was last served on the 6th June.  I have this information on authority from the owner of the stallion.

Ok…….

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Symptoms so far:

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Visibly uncomfortable now (oh, how I relate to that feeling; last trimester pregnant in August in London – meh).

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Kicking her belly, lying down, getting up, lying down, etc.

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But a small udder, larger teats than normal. No waxing, not really ready-to-go.

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So I have set up my mare-stare wagon in front of the house (handy for the loo, hot water bottles, stuff).  My iPod is plugged in and I am currently listening to Terry Pratchett plays (last night was Mort and The Wyrd Sisters).  I also bought a good pair of bins too.  I think I have them sussed now to work with my specs on.

How long will the battery last on the van without taking it for a run to recharge?  Anyone know?

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I look over the field and can see what is going on all the time.

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My portable hot water bottle.

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As well as two outside ones for sitting on my feet.  They’re real wool, you know.

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My account at the Bank of Karma is hopefully healthy and I spent last night watching and waiting.

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This morning my OH found me “resting my eyes” whilst propped up on the windowsill inside the van, listening to Terry Pratchett plays.

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Good vibes please for a healthy mare and foal. That is all I want.

 

6 thoughts on “The Mare Stare

  1. Sumiko Keay

    Sending good vibes from Illinois to the Shetlands. Easy delivery and a healthy & happy mare & foal.

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  2. Peter Mehlin

    This is what I love about blogs, people all over the world are waiting for a birth of a foal in the Shetland Islands. We are holding our collective breaths and sending all best wishes.
    Cheers Peter

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  3. Janet

    Ah, I rember this well. My favourite time of year- such excitement, such anticipation, that funny feeling in the pit of your stomach! All will be well! Can’t wait to hear! Blessings!

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