I think.... if you are the main repro vet at a practice, maybe have your holidays before & after the breeding season?
Tbh, Our practice has 2 very good repro vets, so always one available with general equine vet also good at washing out etc. Lucky to have a decent local practice with plenty of...
Its a shame you hadn't got someone local with some chilled available for the mare that ovulated. Both my mares caught after ovulation this year.
Fingers crossed your other mare took.
I personally would go for something lighter, TB or TBxWB to produce a nice eventer type. I have an IDxTB (Embla) who is my horse of a lifetime. They sell well as have a nice brain usually & can turn a hoof to most things.
Mine are living out, bit muddy near the fence but not too bad.
They both definitely are looking in foal now. Even with nearly a month between their due dates. One due in mid April, one mid May. Looking forward to seeing what they produce.
Cannot wait to see all the foal pics :-)
I am hopefully breeding one for myself, a chunky mare with a beautiful head & movement put to a german sire. I'm also breeding a dutch mare to a german sire for a more moden type, fingers crossed. Although until next year will have no idea what we come out with.
I am not a fan of some of the...