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Such a Sad Day. Godspeed Bunni and Gin.

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  • Such a Sad Day. Godspeed Bunni and Gin.

    Today has been a very hard day. We lost my daughter's first horse, Bunni. She was the best horse in the world for a child. She was such a dear horse. She has many times kept DD from falling off by stopping or shifting her body so that she was back under DD. She was blind in one eye but that never made any difference in her. She was always so perfect.
    Gin was the most wonderful mammoth donkey. When we bought her, she had huge harness sores on her and they were riding her around. She was so worried about her foal that needed to be at her side. I bought them both. Gin's coggins said she was 15 but our vet said she was much older than that. Sores healed up and baby weaned, she turned out to be the greatest babysitter ever. Young horses, upset horses, you name it she calmed them down. She was wonderful. It was so hard to say goodbye and then it was hard to tell DD that her darling Bunni is gone. There was not a dry eye out in the field while we were burying the girls, all those tough cowboys. Of course they told me not to tell a soul that they cried over a horse dying. Bye Girls.
    I'm so busy.....I don't know if I found a rope or lost my horse.

    Alright put your big girl panties on and deal with it!

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    I'm so sorry. Take comfort in your many fond memories.
    Hugs.

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    • #3
      Sorry for your loss, did you send Gin over the bridge with her friend so neither of them would be lonely?

      Godspeed Bunni and Gin
      I'm not sure if I grew out of stupid or ran out of brave.

      Practicing Member of the Not too Klassy for Boxed Wine Clique

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      • #4
        Two animals that were clearly loved. They had a great life and that is the best gift.

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        • #5
          Godspeed Bunni & Gin
          {hugs to you, DD & those teary cowboys }
          *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
          Steppin' Out 1988-2004
          Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
          Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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          • #6
            Thoughts and prayers and ((hugs)) & tears for Bunni's & Gin's family ~

            Thoughts and prayers & ((hugs)) & some tears for the family these 'special girls' leave behind ~

            RIP ~ Bunni & Gin ~ knowing you will always be loved and remembered ~

            May all the happy memories eventually help ease the sorrow ~

            Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "

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            • #7
              They were loved and appreciated and at some point you will remember all the happy times more then the end.
              Hugs to you & all.
              There is no such thing as "bad" horsemanship or "good" horsemanship. There is simply Horsemanship or the absence thereof.

              www.oldmorgans.blogspot.com

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              • #8
                I'm so sorry. I've been there, know how it hurts. They're running in green pastures. You will see them again. Hugs.

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                • #9
                  My condolences...So sad and difficult to have to make the decision that you know is the right one... Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.... {{{Hugs}}}

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                  • #10
                    Godspeed Bunny and Gin. I helped my first 2 dogs over the bridge together - the heavens aligned to make it the best decision for them. Me? Not so good; I'd lost my mom 2 months before. But I was comforted knowing that they would be passing together.

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                    • #11
                      So sorry, we lost my 42 year old pony this winter (I am 46) my mother took it really hard as he was the last from that part of her life. Take comfort in all the great memories you have!!!!

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                      • #12
                        I'm so sorry for your loss...
                        "Remain relentlessly cheerful."

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                        • #13
                          We lost two dear girls this year too. I am so very sorry for your loss. They sound like two very well loved family members.

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                            No I found Dear Bunni this morning and Gin was standing watch over her. When I left the pasture Gin gave the saddest bray I've ever heard. Then we went to go get rhe backhoe because a friend was using it and when we got home Gin was gone too. She was just a few feet from Bunni. I think that is what made the boys cry so hard still lots of tears tonight. But we can't tell anybody.
                            I'm so busy.....I don't know if I found a rope or lost my horse.

                            Alright put your big girl panties on and deal with it!

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                            • #15
                              I am so sorry. This is heartbreaking. To lose them both at the same time. Godspeed to Bunni and Gin, and prayers for your family.
                              I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry

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                              • #16
                                I am so very sorry...may they cross the Bridge together. Hope the memories help heal the hole in your hearts.

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                                • #17
                                  I'm so sorry for your loss. ((((Hugs))))

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                                  • #18
                                    I'm so very sorry. Bunni and Gin were clearly well-loved and they remained true friends to each other to the very end. I hope they have found the greenest meadow over the Bridge together.

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                                    • #19
                                      I am so sorry! That must be hard.
                                      I am not sure if you know what caused them to pass but I would double check the field and such for toxins or something since they passes so quickly together before you bring a new horse in. Just in case.

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                                      • #20
                                        Oh, this is so sad. I'm so sorry for your losses.

                                        Your girls truly were inseparable and are now together still at the Rainbow Bridge.

                                        May your happy memories of them carry you through your grief.

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