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Please pray for Skye

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  • #41
    That is so sad......Skye was lucky to have such a caring human.


    • #42
      Awwww. Many hugs for you skyedragon and well done for making a difficult decision. Know that she is in a better place now, and free of pain.
      "Choose to chance the rapids, and dare to dance the tides" - Garth Brooks
      "With your permission, dear, I'll take my fences one at a time" - Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey


      • #43
        sorry for you loss
        Missouri Fox Trotters-To ride one is to own one

        Standardbreds, so much more then a harness racing horse.


        • #44
          So sorry to hear, it's never easy to say goodbye to a dear friend


          • #45
            I am so sorry. You did the right thing, considering the likely cause.
            hugs to you...
            RIP Sasha, best dog ever, pictured shortly before she died, Death either by euthanasia or natural causes is only the end of the animal inhabiting its body; I believe the spirit lives on.


            • #46
              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.


              • #47
                Such sad news to learn that you had to let Skye go. I am so sorry and hope you will take comfort in the good life you gave her. You were both blessed. Rest in peace Skye.


                • #48
                  So sorry for your loss.
                  RIP Skye


                  • #49
                    Thoughts and prayers and ((hugs)) and tears for the family Skye leaves behind ~

                    Thoughts and prayers and ((hugs)) and tears for the family that Skye leaves behind ~

                    RIP ~ Skye ~ knowing you will always be loved and remembered

                    May the days to come offer you some peace through the memories that will live forever in your heart ~

                    I am SO sorry for your loss
                    Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                    • #50
                      I am so sorry for your loss of Skye. Godspeed Grand Mare. Sending thoughts and hugs for you and all who loves Skye.


                      • #51
                        Sorry for your loss.
                        "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"


                        • #52
                          So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs.
                          Quality Hunter Ponies


                          • #53
                            Hugs from Colorado. Sorry to hear of your loss.
                            Nothing with horses is ever easy or cheap. And if it is, you're doing it wrong. They always rip out part of your soul when they leave. I guess that's how they find us later.


                            • #54
                              So sorry for your loss
                              Hope's Legacy Equine Rescue, Inc.


                              • #55
                                So sorry for your loss.

                                "I am still under the impression that there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a thoroughbred horse." -- John Galsworthy


                                • #56
                                  I just went through the same thing with my 25-year old gelding three weeks ago -- with the same outcome. He went back and forth for ten days -- colicking, not, colicking, not -- three emergency vet trips, a thousand dollars in bills, and lost him anyway. I'm so sorry about your mare -- but if they have a killing colic, there is no other outcome. They're lost when it starts, we just don't know it. And yes -- as much as we hate it, there's relief when it's done.

                                  As Lovey said -- hugs for you, Godspeed to your mare.


                                  • #57
                                    RIP Skye. I am so sorry for your loss. She is galloping pain free with my beloved old guy I lost a month ago.


                                    • #58
                                      Wow,just so sorry. Lost one of my guys that way when he was 31. Just heartbreaking. RIP to all of these, and hugs to you. Lucky mare to have such a loving mom.


                                      • Original Poster

                                        Thank you everybody. It feels so surreal. Friday night I was making plans to go trail riding with her Saturday, then Saturday morning when we found her all cut up from being cast we bandaged her up and the BO and I discussed booking our mares to stallions, getting them on the same cycle to save on the vet fees, etc. I was going to actually go through with breeding her this spring if the vet gave his blessing. Then as the day progressed everything fell apart with the final blow dealt yesterday. I keep wishing that I could just wake up and this all be a very, very bad dream.
                                        Maggie Bright, lovingly known as Skye and deeply missed (1994 - 2013)
                                        The Blog


                                        • #60
                                          I am very sorry for your loss.
                                          "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein