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Heartbreaker CL ad, now Heartwarming Story: OldChestnutMare's Golden Retirement!

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  • Funny's owner posted an update here back in August, and I'm hoping Funny is doing okay.

    Link to last update:
    Equus Keepus Brokus


    • A funny bump


      • Hi all!

        I can't believe how fast time flies by! Funny is still going strong. Eating,napping, more eating and more napping. Her sight isn't great, but has not worsened. She lost a little weight this summer,but is rebounding with this fall weather. I will get some photos this week and try to post them.

        Big thanks to Callie, Funny loves her monthly replenishments of Stud Muffins! : )


        • I am so glad to hear that funny is doing well. I have been pretty self absorbed lately, and completely neglected getting out to see her. Thank you for updating us, I know she is in the best possible place!
          If you love me let me go....


          • Whatever Kim is doing, she's doing it well! Funny is still alive and having fun in beautiful VA. I wish all our horse stories ended this well! And thanks to 5 for reminding all of us to send a little money along when we can for Funny's "board." Our ottb horse syndicate lucked up when Kim offered to take the old girl.


            • November studmuffin payment sent today! And don't tell Cloudy and Hattie what the money is being used for! They cannot have studmuffins and think the money is for hay or supplements, LOL.


              • Just found this thread - great story. I am sending some PayPal love.


                • I won't tell! : ) We have to sneak them to Funny, the big guy and company shouldn't have the stud muffins, they are fattening. At her age, she doesn't have to worry about her waist line. Thanks everyone!


                  • Christmas stud muffin payment sent to our mare, Always Funny!
                    Does she celebrate her birthday on January 1st as is the JC rule? My mare Callie never did, as she was a late spring foal and always waited till her real spring birthday to admit she was a year older, and insisted that the vet not write her down as a year older when she got her spring shots in February.
                    Merry Xmas, Funny!


                    • Our mare is still alive and well! If anyone wishes to send her a donation, since Kim has boarded her for us for several years now, please PM bluengrey/Kim, and help Funny is her retirement. I'm totally amazed she's lived this long.


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                        Originally posted by cloudyandcallie View Post
                        Our mare is still alive and well! If anyone wishes to send her a donation, since Kim has boarded her for us for several years now, please PM bluengrey/Kim, and help Funny is her retirement. I'm totally amazed she's lived this long.
                        Done. Dribble sent to Kim.

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                        • Yes, thank you for the reminder! A small stipend will go out today. I was thinking of Funny just a few days ago and hoping she was loving her life.


                          • Just bumping this up to see how our horse is doing. I hope she is OK at Kim's great farm in VA. Anyone know how she's doing? I'm getting ready to send her Xmas present to her via paypal. A dribble to help out.


                            • Always Funny is still alive in VA

                              Just to let everyone know that Funny is still alive and living with Kim in VA. Isn't she wonderful to take care of our old mare?

                              Thank you Kim!


                              • Aw so good to hear! Hopefully my budget will be healthy enough to send a dribble in a month or two.

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                                • Great news! I am so happy to hear this...will be sending a dribble shortly as well.


                                  • Thank you for the update.


                                    • Thanks for updating us! I've been meaning to try and get out to get new pics for her facebook page, and of course it just seems to keep slipping into the background hum of life. Kim has been wonderful to keep her after all this time, who knew she would still be kicking up her heels years down the road?
                                      If you love me let me go....


                                      • 2016 update

                                        Always Funny is alive and well and even out playing in the snow at Kim's farm in Virginia. Thank you Kim for taking such good care of Funny!


                                        • Great news! I sent a dribble to Kim to help out. Wish she'd get back on COTH so we could see pictures of our girl!