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I lost my boy today...RIP U2

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  • I lost my boy today...RIP U2

    My lovely SF/Hannoverian gelding that I was leasing broke his leg today in the pasture and was humanely euthanized..

    I am rocked with grief... he was kind and lovely and took wonderful care of me...

    RIP and Godspeed U man....you will live in my heart and be sorely missed.
    Hickstead 1996-2011 Godspeed
    " Hickstead is simply the best and He lives forever in our hearts"
    Akasha 1992-2012 - I will always love you sweet girl.

  • #2
    Originally posted by EquineLVR View Post
    My lovely SF/Hannoverian gelding that I was leasing broke his leg today in the pasture and was humanely euthanized..

    I am rocked with grief... he was kind and lovely and took wonderful care of me...

    RIP and Godspeed U man....you will live in my heart and be sorely missed.
    So very, very sorry for your loss.


    • #3
      What a horrible thing to have happened. So very sorry for your loss.


      • #4
        WOW! how horrible!

        im so sorry

        what happened? did he slip and fall on something?

        poor baby...


        • #5
          oh no. I am so very sorry
          "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."



          • #6
            I am so very, very sorry.
            Mary Lou


            Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique


            • #7
              Oh,no....am so sorry! Hugs and a quick journey over the Bridge where he will be in such
              good company!


              • #8
                Condolences to you and my deepest sympathy for your loss.
                "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
                Thread killer Extraordinaire


                • #9
                  I'm so extremely sorry. That happened to a TB of ours years ago. It's so unfair.

                  Prayers & hugs from Virginia.
                  Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist


                  • #10
                    Oh no I'm so sorry to hear that.


                    • #11
                      Oh no, I'm so sorry.
                      Mystic Owl Sporthorses


                      • #12
                        Oh no, I'm so sorry. What a sad way to start off the new year. Godspeed to your boy.
                        "If a horse has a "warm" back—loose, supple and oscillating—he can lift the rider...on a "cold" back—low and stiff—the rider achieves nothing other than growing old sitting on it." —Charles de Kunffy


                        • #13
                          I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in your memories.


                          • #14
                            So sorry for your loss. I also lost a horse that was not mine once. It was my first paid ride and he was related to my mares I now use for breeding. It was a tough call to tell his owner what happened. I feel for you and I am so sorry for your loss.


                            • #15
                              I'm so very sorry about this accident and your loss. Godspeed, U2.
                              Proud member of the Colbert Dressage Nation


                              • #16
                                Sending you many condolences. I am very sorry to hear about your loss.


                                • Original Poster

                                  Thanks all.. its such an awful tradgedy... He has lived in that pasture for 12 years!! No one can figure out what happened..

                                  I have cried so much my eyes are swollen... I never even got to say goodbye..
                                  Hickstead 1996-2011 Godspeed
                                  " Hickstead is simply the best and He lives forever in our hearts"
                                  Akasha 1992-2012 - I will always love you sweet girl.


                                  • #18
                                    Everyone's nightmare. They are so magnificent, but so delicate.

                                    I'm very sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.
                                    "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry


                                    • #19
                                      I'm so sorry to hear about your loss...
                                      I know the horse world is small... by any chance was he leased by someone named Annie...?

                                      So hard to lose the good ones.
                                      Andrea Clibborn-Anderson
                                      Home of Pinto Dutch Warmblood Palladio


                                      • #20
                                        I'm so sorry.
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