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Horses abandonned in mountains - Rescue in progress in Canada

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  • #41
    Tremendous news, thank heavens. God bless all of you involved in the recovery effort, you all are the BESTEST!!!!!!! Will watch for updates too.

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    • #42
      Wow! Fantastic work! Kudos to everyone!
      "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

      http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/...2011%20Photos/

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      • #43
        What a tremendous team effort.

        Truely this years Christmas Miracle

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        • #44
          YEAH! I needed some good news, and this is awesome. God bless those volunteers--there is a special place in heaven for those who help the helpless, even animals (especially animals!).

          Big hugs and hot drinks to those folks!
          Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!

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          • #45
            Some video footage

            It's 27Km or about 18 miles to the trailhead - long way to go and those horses want out.
            http://www.snowandmud.com/forum/atta...-20rescue1.jpg

            You-Tube Video – if it doesn’t come up search under Renshaw
            http://www.youtube.com/v/OW-sFmllavI

            Here is a link to Global News Video Footage.
            Go to 'Global Edmonton Stories' then go to 'Rescue Continues'
            http://www.globaltv.com/globaltv/edm...deo/index.html
            Cloverfox Stables

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            • #46
              I've been following this story and it's been incredible! It makes me cry.
              I can't describe how it makes me feel that the snowmobile volunteers are doing this. It sure sounds like they have done all the right things for these horses! That's way more than the %@#$ person who left them did!
              GO SNOWMOBILERS!!!! You rock
              Y'all ain't right!

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              • #47
                All those volunteers sure are very special people. What a blessing they are.

                Great news to hear they got the horses on their way to a new life.

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                • #48
                  Thank you to the Snow and Mudders for a great effort, and for posting the youtube clip!
                  "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

                  http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/...2011%20Photos/

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                  • #49
                    It's a Christmas Miracle!!

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                    • #50
                      Yup, it really is.
                      "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

                      http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/...2011%20Photos/

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                      • #51
                        Wonderful Christmas story. I hope those two horses go on to live long and love filled lives and the asshat who left them needs to spend some time in the jail with the biggest meanest inmate.
                        Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

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                        • #52
                          From Snow and Mud

                          Got home a little over an hour ago. The horses are down from the mountain and safe and sound (considering the circumstances).
                          It's been a long day and a long walk...

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                          • #53
                            Incredible effort by some totally incredible people. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

                            http://community.webshots.com/user/ballyduff
                            \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~

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                            • #54
                              So happy to hear they got the horses down. Wow, what a wonderful Christmas present to those poor horses.

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                              • #55
                                i wasn't able to see the snowandmud.com pictures above, but this link should work. what an incredible rescue.

                                http://www.snowandmud.com/forum/memb...hair-grey.html

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                                • #56
                                  That is awesome! Best news I've had in a while! I'm sitting here in tears!

                                  Thank you to the Snowmobile Community for their efforts!
                                  Chronicle of My Horse
                                  Secret Passage Ranch
                                  **a member of the
                                  Riders with Fibromyalgia & Adult Re-riders Clique

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                                  • #57
                                    BLESS EVERY ONE OF THEM!!!

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                                    • #58
                                      Lets send the rescuers Thank you Cards.

                                      Words cannot Thank these people enough. What a wonderful thing they did. There is a special place for people who do these acts of kindness.
                                      This is truly a wonderful Christmas for the horses.
                                      Thank you for keeping us updated.
                                      I hope these kind volunteers are shown much appreciation.
                                      Maybe we can find out who they are and send them all Thank you Notes?
                                      Anyone know if that is possible

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                                      • #59
                                        That's a lovely Christmas story. I've never experienced 30 below - it seems almost superhuman to have done that for the length of the street I live on. Wonderful people.
                                        When we hear so much negativity, this warms te heart. Merry Christmas everyone.
                                        Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique

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                                        • #60
                                          Here's a great new article about the rescue, including pics of the horses being led off the mountain:

                                          http://toronto.ctv.ca/servlet/an/loc...TorontoNewHome
                                          Proud Anti-Slaughter Handwringer http://www.tbfriends.com/

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