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Jingles needed for a friend *Update: he's gone*

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  • Jingles needed for a friend *Update: he's gone*

    Her 30yo (guesstimated) guy has been pasture-boarded for the last few years and doing fine until recently.

    She got a call this morning that he's been having trouble breathing and farmowner thinks it may be his time.
    Call is in to their vet, so no final determination yet.

    Please jingle for this guy.
    He's a sweet horse and deserves a good end, if indeed, that is what's needed.

    Jingles too for my friend who feels she cannot be there and is feeling pretty broken up.
    I told her she does not have to be physically present - if it upsets her, it will upset him.

    So please take a moment to think of ConMan (Conservative Manner) & the woman who loves him today.
    Last edited by 2DogsFarm; Sep. 13, 2012, 01:48 PM.
    *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

  • #2
    Jingles for ConMan and his human!
    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.


    • #3
      **Jingles** from someone who just lost a horse.

      The cycle of life is great in theory ... in practice, I could sleep through the sad stuff.


      • #4
        Jingles and karma coming from PA for both!!
        "A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesn't become good, just because it's accepted by a majority." Rick Warren


        • #5
          Jingles ad ((((hugs)))) from VA!
          "Radar, the man's ex-cavalry: if he sees four flies having a meeting, he knows they're talking about a horse!" Cptn. BJ Hunnicutt, M*A*S*H Season 4, Episode "Dear Mildred"


          • #6
            Jingles for ConMan and his owner from S. Calif.!!!


            • #7
              Good on her for getting him to that age.


              • Original Poster

                Thanks, you guys are so great

                I haven't heard any more, but will email her this thread tonight.
                *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


                • Original Poster

                  I just got her email telling me he's gone.

                  We'll talk tonight and I'll let her know he's in the thoughts of a good many horsepeople.

                  RIP, ConMan - on to a bigger, greener pasture <- the biggest & greenest.
                  *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


                  • #10
                    I haven't lost a horse in a while - hopefully I won't for a few more years anyway - but I could drink to this sentiment!
                    Jingles for your friend and her horse.

                    Originally posted by AllWeatherGal View Post
                    **Jingles** from someone who just lost a horse.

                    The cycle of life is great in theory ... in practice, I could sleep through the sad stuff.
                    The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                    H. Cate


                    • #11
                      So sorry for your friends loss.


                      • #12
                        There's coffee in that nebula.


                        • #13
                          Gentle hugs to his owner, and let her know many of us understand and have gone through this.

                          Godspeed, good horse.
                          Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.


                          • #14
                            When my first horse galloped to the Rainbow Bridge (he was an OTTB, after all) I felt some relief and had many years of good memories to cherish -- he was older and I felt he thought it was time.

                            This time I struggle with it being okay to be so SO sad and it helps a surprising amount when people tell me it's okay. Maybe that will be of some use to you.


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by arabhorse2 View Post
                              Gentle hugs to his owner, and let her know many of us understand and have gone through this.

                              Godspeed, good horse.
                              Second this. Hugs.


                              • #16
                                Rest in peace ConMan. Hugs to his owner too.


                                • #17
                                  So sorry for your friend. I have an almost 33 year old in the pasture and each day I step out wondering if it will be that day.

                                  RIP Con Man.


                                  • #18
                                    It is always hard to lose our much loved friends, but it sounds like Con Man had a wonderful and long life. I hope the memory of all the happy times shared with him will be a joy and a comfort to your friends. They live on in our hearts forever.
                                    We move pretty fast for some rabid garden snails.


                                    • #19
                                      My sympathies to your friend on the loss of ConMan.

                                      Godspeed, Good Horse


                                      • #20
                                        More hugs to your friend and Godspeed ConMan!