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        01-20-2010, 05:51 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
    Depending on where this takes place but what about if she left the horse in an area that she wasn't supposed to or left it out all night when she was supposed to bring it in from turnout and a wild animal got it like a bear?

    What if she does something in the barn and the horse gets loose from her either leading it or riding it which she is not supposed to do and runs into a piece of farm machinery cutting a major artery?
         
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        01-20-2010, 07:32 PM
      #12
    Weanling
    What if sam lunges the horse to the point he's sweating profusly (sp?) or exhausted then puts him in a stall and to help him recover from the workout, gives him grain and a load of cold water the horse devours and chugs, that'll kill him and its a rookie mistake becuase she thought she was just trying to take good care of him after his excersice.
         
        01-20-2010, 11:37 PM
      #13
    Foal
    Friafreedom- Its a good idea, but carly definetly wouldnt have the guts to just hop on and chase down a wild stallion on any horse, let alone Sam's horse. At this point she's only been riding for a few months.

    Gidji- These girls are by no means lacking in money. Their families are well off, so a) she can afford to take lessons as often as she likes and b) Sam's family could pay for colic surgery. Good ideas though.

    This is going to sound silly probably, but whats the difference between a cattle guard and a fence?

    HooverH- I think it makes good dramatic sense too. Do you have any what the most likely bone(s) to break is in this sort of situation?

    Churumbeque- You'd be had pressed to find a bear around this barn- its not really bear country. As for Nosferatu getting loose, he's not the type to run off for no reason and if he spooked and got away, in sams opinion that would be more forgiveable.
         
        01-21-2010, 10:35 AM
      #14
    Green Broke
    Were does this story take place? That might help to determine accidents. Just using a bear as an example but you could use something else that is in your territory.
         
        01-21-2010, 10:36 AM
      #15
    Green Broke
    A cattle guard is like a fence flat on the ground. They won't walk over it because of the holes in it but you can drive over it so you do not have gates to open.
         
        01-21-2010, 04:19 PM
      #16
    Foal
    Have you considered N falling ON to something? Perhaps she is lunging N and accidentally spooks her, the horse rears and falls over on to the fence?

    Wow... Actually makes me kind of sad sitting here THINKING of ways to kill a horse. I'm usually the worried mom walking around picking up stuff so as NOT to hurt the horses...

    Good luck with your book. The Plot sort of reminds me of the book "Chosen By a Horse." I think that's what it was called.
         

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