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  • Any updates on Cooper?

    Have been worrying about him since yesterday. Hope someone has some good news for us.

  • #2
    I was thinking about them this morning also. Hope it was nothing serious, they are such a class act!
    Dream Again Farm

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    • #3
      I have no idea what happened to him...but I know that Jennie has a FB post that says he came through surgery okay.
      Jessica Bortner-Harris
      www.rockystartstables.com
      "Throw your heart over the fence and your horse will follow."

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      • #4
        Originally posted by 3dazey View Post
        Have been worrying about him since yesterday. Hope someone has some good news for us.
        I really hope that he is alright. What happened to him? Jennie and Cooper are one of my favorite pairs! I'm subscribing to this thread. Someone fill me in please.


        Thanks :]

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        • #5
          This is a quote from eventingnation.com.

          **In an unfortunate incident on Sunday, Jennie Brannigan's excellent horse Cooper was taken off in the horse ambulance after crashing into fence number 9, a skinny oxer, on the CCI3* Show Jumping course. Cooper appeared to be distracted by something on the approach and did not see the jump until the final stride. He slammed on the brakes, knocked the fence over, got tangled up in some of the poles, stayed on his feet, but was visibly unsound upon walking away from the jump. Jennie is an excellent young star in our sport and she gave Cooper a good ride, it was just an unlucky situation.
          Gwen Dean
          Erie Hunt & Saddle Club HT Secretary

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          • #6
            His back leg was torn up pretty badly. Don't know what the surgery entailed but praying he is back to his (not so) old self very soon. I saw baby boy Cooper the day he got to her barn in California...she had a grin from ear to ear watching him run around the pasture that day and I think she's been smiling ever since. Who wouldn't be?

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            • #7
              Dang. I have also been worried about him. I sure would like to know what happened and I hope he is ok.
              www.ncsporthorse.com

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              • #8
                omg!! i hope he's alright. he is one of my favorite horses!

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                • #9
                  Bump. Any word on how Jennie Brannigan's Cooper is? Jingling that he is going to be OK. Such a cool horse.

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                  • #10
                    bump again. maybe if we keep this at the top we'll get some news.
                    www.ncsporthorse.com

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                    • #11
                      yes please, very much want some news!!

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                      • #12
                        I'm sure when Jennie is ready she will let everyone know what is going on. This is no doubt a very emotional time for her and anyone close to the situation is probably keeping it quiet so the rumor mill doesn't start spinning. We will know when Jennie wants us too.
                        Gwen Dean
                        Erie Hunt & Saddle Club HT Secretary

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                          #13
                          I met Jennie a couple years ago when she was working for Mike Winter, and then met Cooper while bit-checking (twice!) at PTF last winter. They are both engaging, fun and lovely...clearly ideally suited. They zipped around a soaking wet and freezing cold advanced track to win at the March event, and it was a pleasure to see the teamwork. I will be thinking of them.

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                          • #14
                            She has been posting very small tidbit updates on her facebook, so i'm sure she is fine. We probably would have had more info on that if it was serious to the point that Jennie too was injured. I know cooper is "okay" in the sense that he's stable and she's thanking everyone for all the love. But as far as sound to compete, and kick ass like he usually does..? Nobody really knows that at this point.

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                            • #15
                              Cooper is in colic surgery now. No word yet on how this is related to the weekend.-J
                              www.eventingnation.com

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                              • #16
                                This is from Jennie's facebook page:

                                Cooper suffered a injury to his tendon when he crashed into a jump in the showjump at fairhill. He was jumping around great and got distracted when spooking on the approach at a xc fence in the ring. He was in surgery that evening to repair his tendon and has a shot to one day come back. Unfortunatley Cooper is currently colicing and under going ... Read Moresurgery. I am not a sercretive person and would rather everyone know the truth. I love Cooper and am devastated but hope he comes out alright. Pray for him for me. He's given me everything and I know it and appreciate him more than comprehendable.
                                Gwen Dean
                                Erie Hunt & Saddle Club HT Secretary

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                                • #17
                                  How devastating this must be. I love reading her blog and although I have never met her in person she just seems like a fun person to be around and really loves her horse. Hoping he pulls through. He is in good hands at New Bolton.
                                  http://www.benchmarksporthorses.com/

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                                  • #18
                                    Jingling and sending prayers from KY for Cooper and Jennie.
                                    When in Doubt, let your horse do the Thinking!

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                                    • #19
                                      *jingles for Jennie*
                                      Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                                      • #20
                                        AW, crap.
                                        www.ncsporthorse.com

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