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  • Lost my horse this weekend

    Saddly Shadow was killed Friday evening.

  • #2
    I am so sorry to hear about your lost.


    • #3
      I lost my beloved horse, Image, to the same kind of injury. It was the very worst day of my life. Please accept my heartfelt condolances.
      Horses, Art, Frugality + Elegant Communication


      • #4
        I remember seeing you mention him in your posts; it always sounded like he was well loved and a credit to his owner. I'm very sorry for your loss.


        • #5
          My sincere condolences. What a beautiful horse.
          "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." ~ Jack Layton


          • #6
            I am so sorry.


            • #7
              I am so sorry. He's beautiful.


              • #8
                So sad - Sorry!

                He was very beautiful. I am very sorry for your loss.


                • #9
                  I'm so very sorry for your loss. He's so beautiful.
                  Veterinarians for Equine Welfare


                  • #10
                    Big hugs on the loss of your friend!! I'm so sorry for you....hang in there...this too shall pass.
                    "My treasures do not sparkle or glitter, they shine in the sunlight and nicker to me in the night"


                    • #11

                      Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I almost lost my beloved QH gelding last year. Worst time I ever went through.

                      God speed Shadow.
                      If you cannot set a good example, at least serve as a terrible warning....


                      • #12
                        Poor guy.


                        • #13
                          Sympaties and Prayers

                          There are no words that can help you with the grief you are feeling right now, but just know that I am praying for you and I hope you realize that we all know the deep relationship you had with your boy ... he was so gorgeous.


                          • #14
                            Oh my. I am so sorry for your loss. What a tough thing to handle.

                            He was a gorgeous boy and it sounded like you two were quite the team.


                            • #15
                              Such a handsome guy with a wonderful eye. Am so sorry for your loss!


                              • #16
                                I'm sorry for your loss as well. I had a horse kicked last week and badly injured, but he should pull through. Sometimes we forget how big and powerful they are, and so fragile at the same time.
                                "Passion without knowledge is a runaway horse."


                                • #17
                                  My heart goes out to you in your time of deep heartfelt pain. Words do not express how sorry I am for you right now. Godspeed dear Shadow. You are a beautiful, much loved boy!
                                  Life is too short to argue with a mare! Just don't engage! It is much easier that way!

                                  Have fun, be safe, and let the mare think it is her idea!


                                  • #18
                                    Sincere condolences---Such a gorgeous boy. Your posts always expressed what a true team you were. Godspeed Shadow.
                                    "Indecision may or may not be my problem"
                                    --Jimmy Buffett


                                    • Original Poster

                                      This was sent to me this morning. It made me cry again

                                      Rainbow Bridge

                                      Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

                                      All the animals that had been ill and old are restored to health and to vigour. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, someone who was left behind. They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance.. His bright eyes are intent; his eager body begins to quiver,

                                      Suddenly, he breaks from the group, galloping over the green grass, faster and faster.

                                      You, Norval have been spotted, and when you and Shadow finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happyness rains upon your face; your hands again caress his beloved head and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your beloved horse, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

                                      Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together.... forever..

                                      Take good care Norval.


                                      • #20
                                        I cry my eyes out every time I read that.