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post #1 of 18 Old 06-30-2010, 09:59 PM Thread Starter
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New rescue ( Graffic )

This poy boy has had it rough! Age is around 18-20, 17 hands, was raced, bowed his left front tendon and was pin fired :/
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post #2 of 18 Old 06-30-2010, 10:03 PM
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Awww...poor old guy!!! Can't wait to see how he looks with proper care, though! He looks like he's a really nice looking horse under all that skin and bone!

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post #3 of 18 Old 06-30-2010, 10:22 PM
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He has such a kind eye and looks exhausted.... what a lucky boy to have found you :)
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post #4 of 18 Old 06-30-2010, 10:53 PM
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Oh my! What makes people think it's ok to have any animal and not feed them? I am sure glad you found him and can't wait to see him in a few months. He looks releived to be in a place with some food.
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post #5 of 18 Old 06-30-2010, 11:00 PM
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It's so sad to see these poor horses, yet so wonderful to see them taken into good hands :) keep us posted.
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post #6 of 18 Old 06-30-2010, 11:46 PM
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he's adorable! My first horse was bowed and fired too. It took him several months but eventually returned to full competition. Im certain your boy will make a full recovery!
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post #7 of 18 Old 07-01-2010, 12:35 AM
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it makes me so angry that people can do this to an animal. He looks like such a sweet heart. Im glad you rescued him

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post #8 of 18 Old 07-01-2010, 12:42 AM
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That's very sad

Do you know his story, why did that happened to him?

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post #9 of 18 Old 07-01-2010, 10:24 AM Thread Starter
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The only thing I know about him is that he was raced ( has tattoo ) and must have bowed his tendon and so they pin fired him so that he could keep going without any pain :( that's just what im thinking... Im going to look into his tattoo for more information ! I honestly thought he looks more like a trakehner or a trakehner/tb cross more than just a regular tb. ESPECIALLY by the way he moves.. Its funny to see this boy trot...it just looks so odd with how skinny he is. He has the most amazing personaity too! HE LOVES kids, and always wants attention but is very very exhuasted :/

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post #10 of 18 Old 07-01-2010, 11:57 AM
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Awe its so sad to see all these poor neglected horses. He has such a kind face and looks so sad. I am glad that he now has a good home, can't wait to see updated pictures. These poor horses just make me want to cry.
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