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Horrible presentation -- RIP Stella and foal

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  • #21
    How horrible and tragic-----------I am so sorry for the loss of mare/foal and pain suffered --------and the human pain and grief also. At least someone was there to try and help the mare.


    • #22
      Nothing is worse for a breeder than this sort of loss. I am so very sorry.
      Mary Lou


      Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique


      • #23
        I am so sorry. I have a mare due very shortly, and reading about your loss makes me gasp. God speed, lovely mare and foal.
        Mystic Owl Sporthorses


        • #24
          So very sorry for your loss.


          • #25
            I am so very sorry.
            As is our confidence, so is our capacity. ~W. Hazlitt

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            • #26
              A breeder's nightmare.. this post gave me chills. I'm very sorry.. sending lots of jingles and good vibes your way.
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              • #27
                At times like this I always think about how amazing it is that things go right so much of the time.


                • #28
                  I am so sorry. RIP Stella & Foal.


                  • #29
                    Deepest condolences on the loss of foal and momma.
                    Adoring fan of A Fine Romance
                    Originally Posted by alicen:
                    What serious breeder would think that a horse at that performance level is push button? Even so, that's still a lot of buttons to push.


                    • #30
                      I am so sorry for the tragic loss of Stella and her foal. That these things happen even with the best of care does not make it easier to face. Stella and the foal are at peace may there be some comfort in that.
                      Dawn Jones-Low
                      Faerie Court Farm Arabian Sport Horses


                      • #31
                        I can't say anything that hasn't already been said... how tragic.
                        You have to have experiences to gain experience.

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


                        • #32
                          I am so very sorry for your loss. Godspeed Stella and foal.


                          • #33
                            So sorry. This is every mare owner's nightmare. My maiden mare and heart horse had a VERY large foal last week. Although presented correctly, he was stuck at the shoulders. We were able to assist and get the colt delivered, but it was the scariest hour of my life. It makes me seriously think twice about breeding her again.

                            Healing prayers going out to your and your friend, and praying for speedy and uncomplicated deliveries for the rest of the expected babies.
                            The rebel in the grey shirt


                            • #34
                              I'm so sorry. I believe another poster on here had a similar experience though I'm blanking on the name.

                              RIP Mama and baby.
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                              • #35
                                So very sorry for your double loss. It's like waiting for the "best" gift in the whole world then losing the gift and the gift giver. Hope the connections can get through their grief.
                                Breeders of Painted Thoroughbreds and Uniquely Painted Irish Sport Horses in Northeast Oklahoma


                                • #36
                                  I am very sorry and please extend my deepest condolences to your friend and godspeed mom and baby to a happy place !
                                  "Her life was okay. Sometimes she wished she were sleeping with the right man instead of with her dog, but she never felt she was sleeping with the wrong dog."



                                  • #37
                                    So very, very sorry! Definitely a breeder's worst nightmare, and I am just so sorry. Having been through a traumatic (albeit fast) loss during foaling, I know you and your friend are nursing severely broken hearts. I am just so, SO sorry!
                                    "IT'S NOT THE MOUNTAIN WE CONQUER, BUT OURSELVES." SIR EDMUND HILLARYMember of the "Someone Special To Me Serves In The Military" Clique


                                    • #38
                                      A few years ago, I lost the first foal of the year at 2 days, then a mare/foal in a similar situation to the you witnessed and then a month later, a 2 week old broke her neck in the stall during a bad storm. I had three more mares due...each was incredibly stressful, but went smoothly. I still hope and pray that was my quota of foaling nightmares for the rest of my life.

                                      Breeding is not for the faint of heart!

                                      Jingles the rest of foaling season is uneventful for you both!
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                                      • #39
                                        I am so sorry for the loss of Stella and her foal.


                                        • #40
                                          I am so very sorry A breeder's worst nightmare indeed.

                                          "Simple: Breeding,Training, Riding". Wolfram Wittig.