Help!! My mare has turned broody

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Ponio used to be a broodmare - apparantly she wasn't bothered about any of her foals and weaned all of them at 5 months simply by ignoring them. As I don't want to breed from her this wasn't a problem for me.

However.... about four or five shows age she started to get VERY excited when the stallions were around
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and wasa bit 'lively' for a few days after. At our last show there were a lot of foals around and well... she went nuts!!
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She was calling for them, snorting, rearing - doing anything she could to get near them
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(it didn't help when the dog who is usually her calming influence decided that he too wanted a foal
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She's started to get very stressy and is dropping weight
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I've upped her food and have decided to keep her home until our next big show rather than going to smaller ones in between in the hope that she can chill a bit and put some weight on but does anyone know of anything I can do/give her? I'll ring the vet on Tuesday and ask him but in the meantime I just wondered is anyone else has this problem? My TB has never reacted this way but then shes never been in foal.

*sighs* The pony is suppoed to be the stress free one out of the two of them!!
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Hiya Zalacca
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agnus castus works real wonders and I know an excellent supplier (why does that sound dodge?! Lol!), just PM me if you want details
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frisky girl, lol! Spring is in the air, evidently!!
 

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A combination of hormones, spring, and grass. It should pass eventually.

You could try agnus castus - my gelding refused to eat this or oestrus by NAF.

my gelding is a bit of a perv at the moment with the mares and is shouting to them. Am sure its the time of year.
 
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