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  • Under the Blue Tarps

    http://blogcritics.org/culture/artic...he-blue-tarps/


    I am really not into "blogging" of any form,nor twitter,facebook,my space

    blah blah blah

    but that one was different and actually meant something to me

    best
    Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
    I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.

  • #2
    Very sobering and sad
    stained glass groupie
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    • #3
      responsible owners and a good vet - nice piece
      Nothing says "I love you" like a tractor. (Clydejumper)

      The reports states, “Elizabeth reported that she accidently put down this pony, ........, at the show.”

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      • #4
        thanks for sharing this find
        Sheri
        www.onthemuscle.com
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        • #5
          There needs to be a tissue warning on this....thanks for sharing.
          A good horseman doesn't have to tell anyone...the horse already knows.

          Might be a reason, never an excuse...

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          • #6
            Just glad this caring person is available for this service. I would choose this ending, rather than giving away, selling cheap, to make sure it is a kindly, FINAL ending. Some choices are extremely hard to make, but you have to choose anyway. I would rather know the end, black and white answer, than go for the fictional "happy ending" dream. Fiction takes place in books, not common in real life endings. Not good at lies to myself.

            Thanks for posting this Tamara, you find a lot of interesting sites.

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            • #7
              Very powerful.
              You jump in the saddle,
              Hold onto the bridle!
              Jump in the line!
              ...Belefonte

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              • #8
                Aww man, that was terribly depressing! Very true, very real, very sad. Well written though. Thanks for sharing.
                Katie Ruppel & Yellow Rose Eventing *Website* & *Facebook*
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                • #9
                  wow.
                  Proud member of the "I'm In My 20's and Hope to Be a Good Rider Someday" clique

                  PONY'TUDE

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                  • #10
                    Thank you for posting this.

                    A friend took an absolutely heart-breaking photograph last winter, that goes well with this article. If you don't mind crying even more, go here.
                    You have to have experiences to gain experience.

                    1998 Morgan mare Mythic Feronia "More Valley Girl Than Girl Scout!"

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                    • #11
                      I never cry, but I was sniffling after reading this, and after looking at the picture Quietann posted, well,
                      Rebel Without Cash!

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                      • #12
                        Very well written article.

                        I too, know all about what's under the blue tarp, as do so many others.
                        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.

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                        • #13
                          Well done.
                          Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                          Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                          -Rudyard Kipling

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                          • #14
                            Great blog piece.
                            Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

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                            • #15
                              very evocative photo
                              Nothing says "I love you" like a tractor. (Clydejumper)

                              The reports states, “Elizabeth reported that she accidently put down this pony, ........, at the show.”

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                              • #16
                                Been there.
                                Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique

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                                • #17
                                  It doesn't end there....just today I was doing some work with the controlled drugs and as I entered the new information on the sheets, in the lines above were the names of the other special horses and pets who's time had come. It was quiet in the clinic and briefly I reflected on the animals I had known personally via their relationship with the clinic. A clinic doesn't quickly forget your animal.....

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by SLW View Post
                                    A clinic doesn't quickly forget your animal.....
                                    Thank you for passing that on.

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                                    • #19
                                      Amazing piece.

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                                      • #20
                                        Very sad.
                                        Horse Show Names Free name website with over 6200 names. Want to add? PM me!

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