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    I haven't seen this posted on COTH yet.

    and on FB as well:!/profile.p...156533&sk=wall
    \"Horses lend us the wings we lack\"

    This is so sad!


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      I hope COTHers in the area can help finding them.
      \"Horses lend us the wings we lack\"


        So sad. Hopefully they will be found. I'm from NY, not far from there and will post on my FB page to my other NY friends. Hope we can offer them happy endings.
        "If you've got a horse, you've got a problem"


          Jingles for ALL INVOLVED ~

          Huge Jingles for all involved in this tragic situation ~

          AO ~ that these horses are found `
          Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


            What does this mean at the bottom of the report?

            Important Info: unable to contact owner kind of back woods told sheriff but doing nothing and didn't write a report


              So awful! Many jingles!!!


                Probably about 25 miles from me. Correct spelling is "Schoharie" County. Will make up some of the posters. Going to Agway today.

                What a shame.
                But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson


                  I also see where this is discussed on the H/J page. And has been on FB, trying to round up searchers, & sent to the local news, although I don't see where it's caught on.
                  But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson


                    My brother's a bit far (Duchess Co), but he's taking some fliers to his barn anyway in case any of the horses get found and....not returned but shopped around. Besides, horse people know horse people who know more horse people...
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                      So, so sad. What a nightmare.

                      CVPeg, please update if you hear anything.


                        I found this

                        and this

                        and here is the farm address if any one is near that can help and search for the horses.

                        This just makes me sick, poor horses. 18 still missing.
                        No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill


                          Link to the updated Net Posse Flyer:


                            So sad, I hope they are able to find them.




                              I get all of Netposse's updates. At least I thought I did. Never heard this through their usual channels.

                              Certainly would have noticed.
                              Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

                              Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.


                                I am back from Cobleskill - distributed about 18 Netposse posters to various businesses, have them stuck to the windows of my SUV, and went down to the FD where part of the National Guard is seated now. The fellow who took them said they are doing work down in the Fultonham area where this farm is.

                                By the way, for anyone in the area - Agway, McDonalds, Burger King and several others took the posters.
                                Dunkin' Donuts & Price Chopper refused as per their "policy" - in case anyone cares to express your displeasure...

                                Evidently Leland Neff was at Agway just a short while before I was - they said he appeared basically lost. My posters were the first I saw in town, although it's about another 15 miles to Fultonham - but Cobleskill is downstream. They told me his farm is evidently on a peninsula with the creek on either side. For some of you who may wonder if this seems wise, let me tell you that this area is not known for storms and floods of this nature. I would guess it must have been a beautiful location. This entire area, like VT, wouldn't expect anything like this...

                                I am not aware yet of any formal effort, although I have touched base with another acquaintance an hour north of me. I would be glad to volunteer, although my own horse is not capable of this.

                                This is tonight's FB note - I am on a roller coaster - my horse comes in tomorrow (thus the visit to Agway) but so much sadness to be seen right now.

                                "I took a trip into Cobleskill this afternoon for some supplies, and to post notices I picked up on the internet - a horse farm in Fultonham is missing 22 horses. The Tide truck is setting up at the Walmart Plaza - the National Guard is here and there in town. Lots of businesses had serious flooding damage - it may have been the end of some small businesses - and that's just in Cobleskill, further away from the worst areas.

                                Word is Guernseys Schoharie Valley Nursery is probably gone. I used to love to listen to their comments on WGY's garden show. I wonder if "the Carrot Barn" is still there.

                                The gal at Agway said that it has been a troubling few days with tales of farmers coming in and having seen their dairy herd wash away. I talked to my friend Sue at their barbecue place. They've been serving people who have lost their homes, weary National Guard, and had a gal cancel catering for her wedding as they lost their home and everything. Considering all of those who will not be covered by flood insurance, I can't imagine how things will move forward. It is such a beautiful valley. Tonight driving home the sunset was spectacular.

                                Let's hope there is some solution out there for most, but I fear that's not practical."

                                I do hope there is some chance for these horses. The weather has been kind. I wonder if they've all stayed together. If I hear anything else, I'll post again, but some other obligations await. Fingers crossed!!
                                But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson


                                  CVPeg, if you hear of anything getting organized, especially for Monday, could you please post again or send me a PM? I don't know who to contact there.

                                  I don't live nearby, but if they set up something on Monday, I could make a day trip to help.



                                    Originally posted by MHM View Post
                                    CVPeg, if you hear of anything getting organized, especially for Monday, could you please post again or send me a PM? I don't know who to contact there.

                                    I don't live nearby, but if they set up something on Monday, I could make a day trip to help.

                                    When I looked back through the Netposse material, it looks like this matter was submitted, and is being updated by a Michele at

                                    I sent her my contact info as well in case something gets organized.
                                    But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson


                                      Thanks. I hope somebody can come up with a plan. I'm sure many people would like to help.


                                        Has now come through on my email. I'm too far away to have any turn up here.

                                        I hope word goes out to the local Town crews, and state highway department people.

                                        I hope everyone in the area contacts their farrier, and gives them a heads up.. they are the people who get out and about to other horse people.
                                        Last edited by merrygoround; Sep. 2, 2011, 07:57 AM.
                                        Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

                                        Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.