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RIP a Finger Lakes Finest, Powerful Storm

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  • RIP a Finger Lakes Finest, Powerful Storm

    It is with great sorrow that I pass along the sad news of the passing of a FLF, Powerful Storm. I know he had some fans here, so I felt it important to let you folks know. He was an amazing horse, eager to learn and always the first to the fence line for a mint. He was really starting to come into his own, and was truly a bright shining star.

    This was the first horse I had to make the decision to euthanize, and although it was heartbreaking, it was the right thing to do. He was sick for only a few days, was in the best of hands to aid his fight and recovery, but some things are just out of our hands. I couldn't let him suffer. His pasture mate, my other OTTB, just gave me huge hugs. Sometimes they just know.

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    Oh I am so sorry

    Originally posted by TooManyChickens View Post
    It is with great sorrow that I pass along the sad news of the passing of a FLF, Powerful Storm. I know he had some fans here, so I felt it important to let you folks know. He was an amazing horse, eager to learn and always the first to the fence line for a mint. He was really starting to come into his own, and was truly a bright shining star.

    This was the first horse I had to make the decision to euthanize, and although it was heartbreaking, it was the right thing to do. He was sick for only a few days, was in the best of hands to aid his fight and recovery, but some things are just out of our hands. I couldn't let him suffer. His pasture mate, my other OTTB, just gave me huge hugs. Sometimes they just know.
    Huge hugs to you and godspeEd big guy
    My big man - April 27, 1986 - September 04, 2008-
    You're with me every moment, my big red horse.

    Be kinder than necessary, for everyone is fighting a battle of some kind.

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    • #3
      Ohhh no. TMC, I am SO sorry for the loss of your Powerful Storm. I remember him well.I really really liked him. So very sorry. Take care.
      "Anti-intellect and marketing, pretty, pretty, who needs talent
      Crying eyes, we're so outnumbered, fight for the right to remain silent" Buck 65

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      • #4
        I'm so sorry.
        "Rock n' roll's not through, yeah, I'm sewing wings on this thing." --Destroyer
        http://dressagescriblog.wordpress.com/

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        • #5
          I remember him too! I am so so sorry for your loss. It is never an easy decision to make. May he Rest in Peace.
          "If you've got a horse, you've got a problem"

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          • #6
            Sounds like his job here was well done. Godspeed.
            McDowell Racing Stables

            Home Away From Home

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            • #7
              TMC - I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember Powerful Storm well. He was lovely. Hugs to you.

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              • #8
                He was one of my favorites, and I remember many others drooling over him. So sorry for your loss.

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                • #9
                  Am so sorry! Lots of hugs! And Godspeed your beautiful boy!

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                  • #10
                    I am so, so sorry.
                    www.specialhorses.org
                    a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues

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                    • #11
                      I'm so very sorry for your loss of beautiful Powerful Storm. I remember him well. Thank you for caring for him.

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                      • #12
                        So Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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                        • #13
                          Bless you for caring for him, and for caring enough FOR him. Many hugs to you on your loss.

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                          • #14
                            I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember what a beauty he was on the listings.
                            <3 Vinnie <3
                            1992-2010
                            Jackie's Punt ("Bailey") My Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbred

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                            • #15
                              R.I.P.

                              TMC,

                              Hugs from afar: it's never an easy call but when it is made with their welfare foremost in mind, it is always the right one, just painful for the human.

                              FF

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                              • #16
                                big hugs to you So sorry you lost your beautiful boy.

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                                • #17
                                  I'm so so sorry. It sounds like he loved the life you gave him as much as you loved him. But it's still so sad.

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                                  • #18
                                    So very sorry.
                                    "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                                    Spay and neuter. Please.

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                                    • #19
                                      I'm so sorry - I remember him well from the trainer's listings as well as discussion here on COTH

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                                      • #20
                                        OH NO!! He was a stunner!! I am so sorry..
                                        Godspeed PS...

                                        what happened?
                                        Hickstead 1996-2011 Godspeed
                                        " Hickstead is simply the best and He lives forever in our hearts"
                                        Akasha 1992-2012 - I will always love you sweet girl.

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