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'Mystery' Horse Impregnates Five Mares on Bourbon Farm
Kentcky.com ^ | April 23, 2013 | Greg Kocher

Posted on 04/28/2013 10:42:38 AM PDT by DogByte6RER

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'Mystery' Horse Impregnates Five Mares on Bourbon Farm

CENTERVILLE — As bettors and the general public study equine bloodlines to prep for their possible Kentucky Derby wagers, Bourbon County horse owner Marilyn Montavon is trying to solve a mystery that could cost her thousands of dollars.

On April 15, tax-filing deadline day, two new dependents showed up on her farm in the form of two foals — a colt born to the mare Goldie and a filly born to Mert.

The babies were a surprise to Montavon because she has no studs on her farm, and she hadn't bred the horses.

Then she noticed another newcomer making use of her pasture: a 3-year-old stud horse that she had not seen before. He'd apparently been busy, because at least five other mares were pregnant.

A sixth mare, Snuggles, had a dead foal inside her, and Montavon said she and a veterinarian agreed it was more humane to euthanize her than to try to remove the foal from the womb.

With two foals on the ground and more on the way, Montavon is left trying to feed more hungry mouths.

"I think somebody just figured they didn't want to send the horse to the (slaughterhouse) and they thought, 'Oh, here's a field full of horses. He'll get lost in the herd,'" Montavon said. "But they were irresponsible in putting a colt out with a field full of mares. It's going to cost me big bucks" in additional feed and veterinary costs.

The gestation period for a horse is about 11 months, so the stud — which Montavon nicknamed Mystery Man — had been on the farm for at least that long without her knowledge.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Local News; Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bourbon; bourbonfarm; colt; equestrian; equine; horse; horsingaround; kentucky; kentuckyderby; mares; napl; stallion; stud
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horse drinking photo: HORSE DRINK 0905beer_drinking_horse.jpg Well ... if you have a mystery stud on a bourbon farm with five mares, things are gonna happen.
1 posted on 04/28/2013 10:42:38 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

Name wasn’t Anthony Weiner or Bill Clinton, was it?


2 posted on 04/28/2013 10:43:56 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: DogByte6RER
The gestation period for a horse is about 11 months, so the stud — which Montavon nicknamed Mystery Man — had been on the farm for at least that long without her knowledge.

She's a total idiot.

3 posted on 04/28/2013 10:45:25 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Look for the horse with a big smile on his face,


4 posted on 04/28/2013 10:45:39 AM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: bgill

I agree...how could you miss another horse on your farm, in your barn etc. for nearly a year!


5 posted on 04/28/2013 10:48:12 AM PDT by EBH (Warning this person is a Catholic, Tea Party Patriot, and owns a copy of Atlas Shurgged)
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To: DogByte6RER; GraceG; Zionist Conspirator; JerseyanExile
Cousin Braeburn...

Shame on You!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Krj5ycxdf6M


6 posted on 04/28/2013 10:48:24 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: DogByte6RER
sounds like somebody has it in for her .....cough, cough
7 posted on 04/28/2013 10:48:35 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: America is in a cold civil war.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Plus the fact that he’s a Shetland Pony makes the story even more incredible!


8 posted on 04/28/2013 10:48:39 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ping.


9 posted on 04/28/2013 10:48:51 AM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

These unexpected ofspring were once known as “wood’s-colts”.

The wind blew it in.


10 posted on 04/28/2013 10:50:58 AM PDT by alloysteel (Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.)
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To: DogByte6RER
'Mystery' Horse Impregnates Five Mares on Bourbon Farm

So that's five according to the headline.

a colt born to the mare Goldie and a filly born to Mert.

That's two.

He'd apparently been busy, because at least five other mares were pregnant.

That's five plus two, or seven.

A sixth mare, Snuggles, had a dead foal inside her,

Wait, six? That's eight by my count. I hate journalists.

11 posted on 04/28/2013 10:51:47 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Well, this ought to be fun. BMFL.


12 posted on 04/28/2013 10:52:20 AM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe he was smart enough to find a stepladder. :=)


13 posted on 04/28/2013 10:52:42 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Pan_Yan

Of the 50 mares in the field, 57 of them were impregnated.


14 posted on 04/28/2013 10:55:07 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: mkmensinger; Lazamataz

A horse named Laz?


15 posted on 04/28/2013 10:55:22 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Bob; 2ndDivisionVet

16 posted on 04/28/2013 10:55:35 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have witnessed such a mating. The mare stood with her back feet in a ditch, while the Shetland stud stood atop an embankment....


17 posted on 04/28/2013 10:55:37 AM PDT by alloysteel (Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Same thing situation with my neighbors three daughters, nobody knows how it happened.


18 posted on 04/28/2013 10:55:56 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: GeronL; laz

like laz would horse around


19 posted on 04/28/2013 10:56:15 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: DogByte6RER

Mares get pregnant. Fact of life.


20 posted on 04/28/2013 10:57:20 AM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Apparently they haven’t heard of Planned Marenthood


21 posted on 04/28/2013 10:58:20 AM PDT by motor_racer (Pete, do you ever get tired, of the driving?)
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To: DogByte6RER; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
My Not-So-Little Pony?


22 posted on 04/28/2013 10:58:22 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: motor_racer

Excellent!


23 posted on 04/28/2013 11:01:50 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: DogByte6RER

If she can go a year without noticing an extra horse, then she has enough horses and money to deal with the results. But I think it is all BS. No way someone goes a year without noticing a stud mixed in with 20 mares!

WTF,O! Does she never have anyone out giving shots, or trimming feet, or even just looking? “Golly, that mare is built like a horse...got a 2 foot long pimple on her belly!”


24 posted on 04/28/2013 11:04:10 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: DogByte6RER
"'Mystery' Horse Impregnates Five Mares on Bourbon Farm"

Bourbon farm? hehe

This baby-daddy was probably on welfare too.

25 posted on 04/28/2013 11:09:12 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: EBH; bgill

Your posts show both of you are not familiar with ranching. Depending on the size of the ranch, it is easy for someone to dump an extra animal into your herd without you recognizing it for a period of time.

This is why all medium and large ranch outfits use branding or ear tags. Having an extra or one missing will eventually become known. Usually once a quarter or half year depending on the ranch, the rancher will either inventory his herd or need to make some provision for health checks but some never get inventoried until roundup time sometimes a full year later.

Shouldn’t call someone an idiot when you know not what you’re talking about if you get my drift.


26 posted on 04/28/2013 11:10:24 AM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: null and void

This thread was just MADE for you to comment upon!


27 posted on 04/28/2013 11:17:58 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (Arnold, Arnold, Arnold Rimmer, without him life would be much grimmer.....)
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To: KC_Lion

Lol!


28 posted on 04/28/2013 11:19:58 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Shimmer1; Lazamataz

The Laz comments were already made.


29 posted on 04/28/2013 11:21:09 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them. Gun confiscation enables tyranny.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

30 posted on 04/28/2013 11:22:12 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: motor_racer
Hope he made her honest.


31 posted on 04/28/2013 11:23:58 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: bigfootbob; EBH; bgill

50 acres isn’t exactly a wild west ranch...


32 posted on 04/28/2013 11:26:25 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: Daffynition; Zionist Conspirator

33 posted on 04/28/2013 11:33:01 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion
WHCD influence spreads far 'n wide. Who gnu?


34 posted on 04/28/2013 11:39:51 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: DogByte6RER
A Suspect Should Never Waive His Rights And Tell The Cops, "I Was Trying To Make The Horse Have A Baby."
35 posted on 04/28/2013 11:40:52 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: bigheadfred
Too much liquor, unplanned pregnancy leads to suicide. Let's start a fund for them.


36 posted on 04/28/2013 11:43:29 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: TexasCajun
*You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him..............*


37 posted on 04/28/2013 11:45:28 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: EBH; bgill

“...how could you miss another horse on your farm, in your barn etc. for nearly a year!”

We have horses...mares & stallions. We have had as many as 7 here at one time, and we have had 6 foals born here. We would know ‘instantly’ if there was a stranger carousing around the pasture. We pay attention to our horses and to our small farm. A total idiot!


38 posted on 04/28/2013 11:52:14 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: Daffynition
Let's start a fund for them.

what would you call it the plug nickel but bhf in his magnanimustness throws in


39 posted on 04/28/2013 11:58:02 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Daffynition

Is that Sarah Jessica Parkers wedding picture?


40 posted on 04/28/2013 11:59:09 AM PDT by digger48
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To: Daffynition; Zionist Conspirator
Rarity must have done her Hair!

Fabulosity!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhI6cvwDpQA


41 posted on 04/28/2013 12:05:17 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Pan_Yan
Wait, six? That's eight by my count. I hate journalists.

Same thing with the 57 states story. It was 61 by my count of what he said.

42 posted on 04/28/2013 12:15:55 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: mkmensinger

It was Heaven on earth until I got caught and they snipped my nuts


43 posted on 04/28/2013 12:25:27 PM PDT by winodog
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To: DogByte6RER

Watch,the next Secretariat comes from one of those foals.


44 posted on 04/28/2013 1:04:58 PM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: DogByte6RER

Good Grief! Don’t she go out once a week and count the herd?


45 posted on 04/28/2013 1:41:43 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

***Plus the fact that he’s a Shetland Pony makes the story even more incredible!***

It could have been worse. What if a stud donkey had gotten in! She would now have some hight dollar mules!


46 posted on 04/28/2013 1:43:29 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: DogByte6RER

People that own horses that shouldn’t. I bet the people that own the mares hadn’t even curried one of them in the last year.


47 posted on 04/28/2013 1:44:51 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: DogByte6RER

My Shetland pony got knocked up by my gramma’s “gelding”, Copper.

He was a “proud cut” with an undescended testicle.

Imagine our surprise when a friend called to say she’d dropped “one damn ugly foal” in his pasture.


48 posted on 04/28/2013 1:49:16 PM PDT by Salamander (Freeps With Boas)
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To: bigfootbob

She has 20 horses and according to the article she is hardly ever there.

Those two don’t go hand in hand. That means someone else is running the ranch and she is still an idiot ...

The horse was there for nearly a YEAR! Not a quarter, not 6 months.


49 posted on 04/28/2013 1:55:01 PM PDT by EBH (Warning this person is a Catholic, Tea Party Patriot, and owns a copy of Atlas Shurgged)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

My dad anxiously awaited the birth of his brand new liver chestnut Walker’s Paint Walker sired foal.

Out popped a mule.

Horse auctions are fun.


50 posted on 04/28/2013 1:56:07 PM PDT by Salamander (Freeps With Boas)
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