We’re so excited that Widespread Chaos has arrived!
I’m exhausted from competing this weekend and Chaos’ arrival, so just a short note for now and more later…. Coral had her foal last night! She is a beautiful bay filly with a big star and no other white. Coral very cleverly waited till I was out of town and wasn’t showing any signs of parturition, and chose to deliver all by herself. What a surprise the girls had when they fed this morning! So far all is good… She’s beautiful and HUGE!
I’m still a very nervous mommy…. Because we weren’t there, coral had stomped on the afterbirth a good bit, so it was impossible to decide if all was expelled. So we are busy treating Coral for any possible complications, which is nerve-wrecking. Chaos looks great so far….. She has a slightly elevated white blood count, so she is on a little medication for now and I’ll hear more back on the bloodwork tomorrow…. Please keep your fingers crossed that both ladies will continue looking great! I’d like to postpone introducing her to everyone for a few days… Because I’m worried about her gaining strength, we are trying to keep the lower barn completely quiet, so please postpone coming to visit our little girl for a couple of days….. I’m eager to introduce her to all of you as you’re all like family! But for a day or two, I’m worried sick (probably over nothing), but they are sooooo delicate at this stage. I’d like to keep the lower barn completely quiet for a few days…. Keep them in your thoughts as I hope they continue to do well! Foaling is such a complicated miracle…
I’m so excited to introduce Chaos to everyone… She is a 3/4 sister to Nemo!!!!!!!!!!!! We’ll hear much more on the bloodwork for both tomorrow, so keep your fingers crossed…. For now, here’s a couple of pics! (And on snapfish!)
One foal down, four to go!!!!!