Breeders of beautiful Miniature Horses with Action!
Quality Breeding ~ Quality Transport
Maryann & Brianna Cerullo
5643 SW Minson Rd.
Powell Butte, OR 97753
mare is pregnant. Over the course of eleven months,
she goes from
looking like a normal, healthy horse to a bulging barrel
legs. Have you ever wondered what was going on inside
mare's body with the growing foal? Kim Landis, of
Miniatures, through a lot of hard work and digging up photos
breeders all over, has a GRAPHIC
couple of photo web pages showing the development of a
from about 33 days of gestation. Nearly all the photos
of aborted fetuses. Remember, nature has her reasons
mares abort their foals...usually because of health problems
the mare or the baby. I have been graciously given
Kim to link to her pages. There is no way I would want
duplicate her wonderful work.
Again, these photos are extremely graphic in nature but also very fascinating. Those of us who are horse and pony breeders see this sort of thing far too often but never have we seen them shown in such detail and completeness through the cycle of pregnancy in our mares.
This is an example of what you will see. This is an aborted foal at about 60 days of gestation. It is 3 1/2 inches long. The photo is courtesy of Crayonbox Miniatures and Kickapoo Acres:
The link to this wonderful photo log is
DEVELOPMENT OF THE MINIATURE HORSE FETUS
Thank you, Kim!