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        09-07-2011, 09:15 AM
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    My granddaughters horse was attacked by a cougar . She was a HUGE mare and it tore her up good, but was able to stay on her feet. This was not a "maybe" attack, the Fish and Game came out, they found the prints and tried to track the cat. It ended up being a young cat that was out for a meal and basically didn't have the knowledge or power to pull the mare down.
    It can happen, so I suggest getting ahold of the fish and game and finding out if indeed it is true then I would probably keep them in at night for awhile. I would also suggest getting a rabies shot for your horses if you live in an area with wild animals. For your safety and your horses.
         
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        09-07-2011, 12:08 PM
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    Thank you all for your thoughts... It gives me other options to think about..
         

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