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CRAP - Becky had to withdraw Comet - CRAP!!!

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  • CRAP - Becky had to withdraw Comet - CRAP!!!

    So disappointed for Becky...
    ~ it no longer matters what level I do, as long as I am doing it..~ with many thanks, to Elizabeth Callahan

  • #2
    So bummed. Guessing its connected to the lost shoe.


    • #3
      Oh no!! Tell me this isn't true!
      "If you've got a horse, you've got a problem"


      • #4
        Eventing Nation said that he lost the shoe early in the course.

        I am crushed for Becky.

        Jingles for Comets' hurting hoof.
        When in Doubt, let your horse do the Thinking!


        • #5

          What awful news--and we were all riding on a high with her good finish yesterday!


          • #6
            They got sent to the hold box and then withdrew .


            • #7
              I feel bad for her farrier, Roy. I know he is gutted.


              • #8
                What rotten luck. I was really rooting for her. I was cheering and screaming Go Becky, Go Comet at my computer during dressage and cross country.

                Horses bring so many highs and lows.
                T3DE Pact


                • #9
                  Bummer. She had such a lovely run.


                  • #10
                    That sucks....

                    Third Charm Event Team


                    • #11
                      Truly disappointed for them. So disappointed I had to take a break and find something, anything, to distract me for a minute until my stomach returned. Turned out be an article about a college football comeback. Desperate times!

                      I was really, really hoping for an individual medal. It just seemed right for them. So disappointed. I'm consoling myself with the reminder that this takes nothing away from their fantastic goes these last couple of days. They were in medal contention at WEG. That, in itself, is pretty damn awesome. They are champions in many of our minds. And I wondered why Comet was not on the team all along. He's just a pro. Testament to Becky Holder, of course.


                      • #12
                        So sad!!!!!! Ugh...many tears all around I am sure. Has he had issues? Or is it just the shoe...?

                        (in any event, they had an awesome, beautiful round, and I am still VERY VERY proud of her!)

                        Horses.... Must be even worse at that level....
                        Last edited by annikak; Oct. 3, 2010, 12:46 PM.


                        • #13
                          On the upside - if he lost the shoe early on in the course, as reported, and kept on trucking around and put in a spectacular XC trip like THAT - well, what a massive tribute to the bravery and heart of this wonderful OTTB!!

                          Jingles for his poor little footy and I hope he gets well soon!
                          "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by War Admiral View Post
                            On the upside - if he lost the shoe early on in the course, as reported, and kept on trucking around and put in a spectacular XC trip like THAT - well, what a massive tribute to the bravery and heart of this wonderful OTTB!!

                            Jingles for his poor little footy and I hope he gets well soon!
                            Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground.


                            • #15
                              Feeling so bad for Becky and her team. What a disappointment for them.
                              Lori T
                              www.facebook.com/LTEquine for product updates on the lines I rep


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by War Admiral View Post
                                On the upside - if he lost the shoe early on in the course, as reported, and kept on trucking around and put in a spectacular XC trip like THAT - well, what a massive tribute to the bravery and heart of this wonderful OTTB!!
                                This. What a heart!
                                Have YOU ever looked into the eyes of a rich white child who has just lost a jumping competition?


                                • #17
                                  She was in tears at the jog. He was very obviously off..soooo sad.
                                  Hillside Haven Farm
                                  From starting gate to start box!


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                                        Expletive deleted. What a bummer for Becky!!
                                        The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                                        H. Cate