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Girl Who Saved 15 Horses in Fire But Lost Her Own is Given New Horse

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  • Girl Who Saved 15 Horses in Fire But Lost Her Own is Given New Horse

    Nice to see this. She deserves it.

    http://dailygleaner.canadaeast.com/c...rticle/1437311

    Excerpts:

    Shanita Fox-Pelletier said she couldn't help but cry when the owner of the Royal Roads Equestrian Centre told the crowd at Sterling Creek Stables that he was giving her one of his horses to thank her for saving 15 others when his stable went up in flames last week.

    After Reynolds announced he was giving her the horse, McCloskey told Fox-Pelletier that Greenhawk Harness and Equestrian in Saint John also had a gift for her.

    "They offered her and her mom a shopping spree in their store to help them re-outfit the new horse," she said.
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

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    What a wonderful and well deserved gesture!!

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    • #3
      Now that article brings tears to my eyes. What great gestures on everyone's part.
      Sue

      I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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      • #4
        So glad that people have pulled together to do something so nice for her. Though I can't imagine the pain she's still feeling over the loss of her horse, it's nice that she will have another one there to move on with.
        Dapplebay - home of original equestrian clothing and accessories.

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        • #5
          I wonder where she and her mother are living now ... weren't they living in the apartment above the barn? They may have lost their personal possessions too.
          Nevertheless, she persisted.

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          • #6
            Ohhh, I was praying SO HARD that someone would do this.

            Yay.
            "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

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            • #7
              RainyDayRide...they were only staying there for a short time - just the weekend, as the daughter was working on completing some rider levels.

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              • #8
                That's so wonderful of him and such a great gesture to a very deserving rider.
                “Thoroughbreds are the best. They’re lighter, quicker, and more intelligent.” -George Morris

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                • #9
                  That was wonderful of him and all who contributed. I can't even imagine losing my horse in a fire like that.
                  Every mighty oak was once a nut that stood its ground.

                  Proud Closet Canterer! Member Riders with Fibromyalgia clique.

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                  • #10
                    I couldn't think of a more deserving person!
                    Proud member of the Snort and Blow Clique

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                    • #11
                      Ach, now I'm all verklempt. Sniff Sniff

                      Very much deserved for such self-LESS an act.
                      <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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                      • #12
                        That's just FABULOUS!
                        Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

                        You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.

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                        • #13
                          I hate crying at work...
                          It's a small world -- unless you gotta walk home.

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                          • #14
                            Yeah! I was thinking someone should do this, but then I didn't know if it was a good idea considering what just happened. So glad that people pulled this off for her If anyone ever deserved such a thing... this girl sure did!
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                            • #15
                              "After that, they brought out a life-size poster of my horse that I lost in the fire. I just cried."
                              I would've BAWLED.

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                              • #16
                                Wonderful story after unimaginable tragedy!

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                                • #17
                                  Two thumbs up!
                                  "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

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                                  • #18
                                    Want to know how to make a grown man cry?

                                    This.

                                    Bravo
                                    Nudging "Almost Heaven" a little closer still...
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