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Heart horse euthanized tonight;

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  • #21
    OP, I am so sorry to hear of your loss.


    • #22
      The really difficult thing about horses - as with many of the beloved animals we are fortunate to share our lives with - is that their lifespans are typically so much shorter than ours.

      A wise friend once noted, when I faced that difficult reality, that despite the difference in our time on earth, the love we share with the animals we cherish cannot be measured by the simple space of time spent together.

      "It is big enough," she said, "to fill in the whole gap until we see them again."

      May the love you shared with your heart horse fill that empty space in your soul, til you see them again at the Bridge.

      We move pretty fast for some rabid garden snails.


      • #23
        I'm so terriby sorry.
        \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~


        • #24
          So sorry. Sending you healing energy. Be kind to yourself over the next short while, and give yourself permission to feel whatever you need to feel. Let the hole in your heart gradually fill up with all the special memories you'll keep forever.



          • #25
            Sorry for your loss.


            • #26
              Nothing worse. No words can express the sympathy that I feel for you.
              "Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain" ~Friedrich Schiller


              • #27
                So very sorry for your loss - cyber hugs from Indiana.


                • #28
                  I am so, so sorry. I have not experienced this, and I cannot imagine your grief.
                  I hope that your memories comfort you, and that when you are ready you will share with us your favorite stories about your beloved horse. Many hugs to you.

                  Not sure how you feel about these things, but I saw some jewelry made from tail hair that was channel set into a ring or bracelet I believe. It was beautiful.
                  LarkspurCO: no horse's training is complete until it can calmly yet expressively perform GP in stadium filled w/chainsaw juggling zombies riding unicycles while flying monkeys w/bottle rockets...


                  • #29
                    The very best of COth is that you never have to cry alone. So sorry for your loss.


                    • #30
                      I am so sorry for your loss. Know there are tears around the world for you.
                      Originally posted by Silverbridge
                      If you get anything on your Facebook feed about who is going to the Olympics in 2012 or guessing the outcome of Bush v Gore please start threads about those, too.


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by JULSCARVER View Post

                        I'm mostly a lurker here, rarely posting but I share my grief with you because I know you'll understand my deep sadness.
                        I am sooo sooo sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you.
                        Proud member of the Colbert Dressage Nation


                        • #32
                          Thinking of you and so sorry about your loss! *hugs*

                          Don't Cry For The Horses

                          Don't cry for the horses that life has set free.
                          A million white horses, forever to be.
                          Don't cry for the horses now in God's hands.
                          As they dance and prance to a heavenly band.

                          They were ours as a gift, but never to keep
                          As they close their eyes, forever to sleep.
                          Their spirits unbound, forever to fly.
                          A million white horses, against the blue sky.

                          Look up into Heaven. You will see them above.
                          The horse we lost, the horse we loved.
                          Manes and tails flying, they gallop through time.
                          They were never yours, they were never mine.

                          Don't cry for the horses, they will be back someday.
                          When our time has come, they will show us the way.
                          Do you hear that soft nicker close to your ear?
                          Don't cry for the horses, love the ones that are here.

                          Brenda Riley-Seymore


                          • #33
                            Looking in on you ~ don't mean to bother ~ ((hugs))

                            Looking in on you ~ ((hugs))
                            Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                            • #34
                              So sorry for your loss. Healing energy and hugs to you.


                              • #35
                                It's a sad price we pay for the joy they give us. I'm so sorry.
                                Donald Trump - proven liar, cheat, traitor and sexual predator! Hillary Clinton won in 2016, but we have all lost.


                                • #36
                                  Originally posted by Petstorejunkie View Post
                                  It upsets me to even think of what you're going through
                                  I could not have said this any better.

                                  There is a fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness". - Dave Barry


                                  • #37
                                    My thoughts are with you.


                                    • #38
                                      Originally posted by Lucassb View Post
                                      The really difficult thing about horses - as with many of the beloved animals we are fortunate to share our lives with - is that their lifespans are typically so much shorter than ours.

                                      A wise friend once noted, when I faced that difficult reality, that despite the difference in our time on earth, the love we share with the animals we cherish cannot be measured by the simple space of time spent together.

                                      "It is big enough," she said, "to fill in the whole gap until we see them again."
                                      So well stated! Condolences and prayers...


                                      • #39
                                        So sorry
                                        "IT'S NOT THE MOUNTAIN WE CONQUER, BUT OURSELVES." SIR EDMUND HILLARYMember of the "Someone Special To Me Serves In The Military" Clique


                                        • #40
                                          I am so sorry.
                                          RIP Sasha, best dog ever, pictured shortly before she died, Death either by euthanasia or natural causes is only the end of the animal inhabiting its body; I believe the spirit lives on.