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Jingles for RunForIt needed!

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  • Jingles for RunForIt needed!

    Our own RunForIt was cantering her beloved Rasta along a fenceline at her farm when the neighbors' kids flew by in a speeding golf cart. Rasta bucked and bronced, and RFI fell on her head and neck. Her husband was close by and ran over, and found her conscious and talking. After he helped her to her feet, however, she complained of dizziness and nausea.

    She was taken by ambulance to the local ER, where they diagnosed a broken neck. She was then flown by helicopter to a major hospital in Atlanta.

    We are unbelievably lucky that she is not paralyzed. She will not be having surgery and will instead be wearing a halo vest for several months. If all goes well in the next several days, she will be able to go home.

    As you can guess, it will be a long road for her. COTH jingles have helped many people and horses-- please send as many as you can. If you would like to send cards, PM me and I will give you her mailing address.
    SportHorseRiders.com
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    *T3DE 2010 Pact*

  • #2
    keeping run for it in my prayers.

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    • #3
      Awwww. Jingles coming your way from MD.

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      • #4
        Jingles from Indiana!
        "If ever I did not have a horse or dog in my keeping, I should feel I had lost touch with the earth." ~Beryl Markham

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        • #5
          OMG! TONS of jingles from this way. VERY scary...
          Big Idea Eventing

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          • #6
            I'm SO glad that it wasn't worse. Tons of jingles for her!
            "One thing vampire children have to be taught early is, don't run with a wooden stake."

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            • #7
              Jingles for a speedy and complete recovery...
              Live, Laugh, Love
              http://confessionsofanaaer.blogspot.com/

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              • #8
                Major league jingles. So glad that they caught it before any major damage was done to the spinal cord!

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                • #9
                  Loads of jingles and nuzzles from her friend Reason- And Wrainthur, who RFI does not know just yet, but will fall totally in love with. Promise.

                  Get better, Ma'am- that's an order from all of us here in MI.

                  <<gentle hugs>>

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                  • #10
                    Thank Goodness her DH was close by when she fell and the spinal cord was not affected.

                    Sending jingles and prayers from KY, for a speedy recovery.
                    When in Doubt, let your horse do the Thinking!

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                    • #11
                      sounds like a very good outcome given what could have been. Big jingles and healing thoughts!!!!
                      The big man -- my lost prince

                      The little brother, now my main man

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                      • #12
                        Va jingles sent her way. Could have been so much much worse.

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                        • #13
                          lots of jingles for a quick and FULL recovery. How very very scary.

                          Please PM me her address! I'm thinking chocolate is needed....
                          ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **

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                          • #14
                            Oh no....my best buddy KarenC went through a very similar scenario a few years ago and had to live in a halo.

                            Sending many good healing vibes your way, RFI! Let us know if there's anything, well, chocolatey you might need!
                            "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

                            So, the Zen Buddhist says to the hotdog vendor, "Make me one with everything."

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                            • #15
                              Many jingles, RunForIt. Cookie Pony, if we send curb chains, will you hang them off her halo? THAT will get attention wherever she goes!
                              They don't call me frugal for nothing.
                              Proud and achy member of the Eventing Grannies clique.

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                              • #16
                                SUPER JUNGLES KEEP YOUR SPIRITS UP WE ARE ALL HERE FOR YOU

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                                • #17
                                  Wow - I am so glad she is going to be okay and that she got quick and GOOD medical attention. Would you hug her husband for me!

                                  I know it will be a long road, but at least it will bring her back. HUGE JINGLES!

                                  SCFarm
                                  The above post is an opinion, just an opinion. If it were a real live fact it would include supporting links to websites full of people who already agreed with me.

                                  www.southern-cross-farm.com

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                                  • #18
                                    Jingles from Kentucky! I hope that she gets home soon.

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                                    • #19
                                      Many jingles! Hope all goes well with recovery.
                                      OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!

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                                      • #20
                                        Jingle, jingle, jingle.... from Coyote Creek Farm and Covered Bridge Equine, P.C.!

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