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  • a sad morning

    My beautiful mare (** English eventer) Tuppence aborted her foal this morning.
    She was 7 months pregnant.
    The poor mare seems fine, but I am pretty heartbroken.
    I look forward to all the foals, but this one I was really excited about.
    A Fine Romance. April 1991 - June 2016. Loved forever.

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    On no Gayle!!!
    Im so sorry!!!
    {{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}
    www.spindletopfarm.net
    Home of Puerto D'Azur - 1998 NA 100 Day Test Champion
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    • #3
      Im so sorry for the foal *sends hugs*
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      • #4
        Thats terrible!! I am so so sorry. HUGS.
        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.

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        • #5
          Oh that is so sad. I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
          Hope that all is well with your mare.
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          • #6
            Fred-

            I am so sorry. Give her a big ((hug)) from us.

            Brenda, Cinny and Andy

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            • #7
              Fred, I am so sorry

              We lost one of our great ones last night...33 years old. She was laid to rest with all of us patting her and tears falling all around her. She was a true mother who would adopt any baby who needed love, so perhaps she is up there looking after your little one right now. Have no fear, your baby is being cared for by one of the best.

              I am sending big cyber hugs to you and your mare.

              Jennifer
              Last edited by Ainsley; Dec. 17, 2007, 02:16 PM.
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              • #8
                So sorry to hear that Fred. Hugs to both you and the mare.
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                • #9
                  I'm so sorry about your loss
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                  • #10
                    RIP

                    Fred, I'm at a loss for words for you. [hug]

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

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                    • #11
                      Gosh that is just so awful, I am so sorry.
                      http://www.herselffarm.com
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                      "Grief is the price we all pay for love," Gretchen Jackson (1/29/07) In Memory of Barbaro

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                      • #12
                        I'm so, so sorry to hear that.
                        I'm battling placentitis in a mare right now and I hate the dread of just waiting for her to abort. My only foal I was expecting last year aborted b/c of placentitis and now I'm going through it again (different mare).
                        I know just how bad you feel.
                        Already excited about our 2016 foals! Expecting babies by Indoctro, Diamant de Semilly, Zirocco Blue and Calido!
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                        • #13
                          I'm so sorry.
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                          • #14
                            Oh I'm so sorry

                            Big hugs to you and your mare!!
                            -Jessica

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                            • #15
                              I am so very sorry, Fred and Ainsley.
                              Mary Lou
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                              Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique

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                              • #16
                                I am so so sorry. This year has been a wicked one so far. My Pinschallah daughter lost her Alla Czar baby this year! She is 17 and he isnt getting any younger. I feel you pain...many many hugs from FL
                                "I would not beleive her if her tongue came notorized"

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                                • #17
                                  Fred, there are no words that I can say to make it better for you. I am so very, very sorry.

                                  Jennifer, hugs to you also. Do you suppose your mare knew that the little one needed help crossing the bridge?
                                  OMGIH, I loff my mares clique

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                                  • #18
                                    Oh no- I am so sorry to hear that.
                                    Janet

                                    chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).

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                                    • #19
                                      Uhg. Im so sorry to hear about your loss. We had two years straight of that. We almost gave up on all prized mare until one final effort paid off. Hugs from someone who knows what your going through, and hopes that none of us experience it ever again.
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                                      • #20
                                        Oh dear, Gail.

                                        My condolences on the loss of your grandchild to be. That can be really hard.

                                        You, yourself, said it perfectly on Twistoffates thread. About the loss of dreams.

                                        Kick on. She'll come through for you this year.
                                        "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
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