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post #1 of 55 Old 06-24-2009, 08:15 PM Thread Starter
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Putting Labre down this friday.

So i've decided to put my horse Labre down this friday. She was my first horse and she taught me so much.

The seizures shes been having are just making her condition worse, is putting herself in a bad position for getting hurt and my other horse. I hate to see her suffering like this. The vet said it's possibly a tumor in her brain but they said, and I agree that she is too old to try to save. Not saying she isn't worth it because if I had a million dollars I would in a heartbeat but shes 20+ and isn't aging well.

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post #2 of 55 Old 06-24-2009, 08:40 PM
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I'm really sorry, that must be really hard for you. Just remember where she's going and let that comfort you. I've never had any animal that I was close to put down, so I don't know what it feels like. But in the condition that you stated, I bet it's better to put her down, no more pain. Once again, I'm really sorry :'(
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I am very very sorry to hear that. I did see your other thread, and if it is any condolance, I agree with your decision.

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Thanks everyone, I wish this upon nobody D;

I don't know what my other horse is going to do because he needs a buddy, I don't know what i'm going to do because I'm so use to feeding, brushing and doing everything in pairs.
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What a horrible decision to have to make. I know that it was a very hard and well thought out decision and I am so sorry you had to make it. Really sorry.

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post #6 of 55 Old 06-24-2009, 09:02 PM
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[quote=Equestriun;335117]So i've decided to put my horse Labre down this friday. She was my first horse and she taught me so much.quote]

I am so very sorry for you but am impressed with your decision that is the kindest & most loving one for your horse even though it has to be very difficult for you. I will think of you on Friday ....
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Thanks for everyones support, it really does mean alot to me.
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post #8 of 55 Old 06-24-2009, 09:38 PM
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I'm so sorry. What an awful choice to have to make. As Berkely said, I'm impressed with your decision to do what is best for your girl. Best Wishes.

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post #9 of 55 Old 06-24-2009, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
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She was my very first pet that I had to take care of myself...
It still hasn't hit me that I'm putting her down THIS friday. Gahhhh!

Poop, life sucks somtimes.
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post #10 of 55 Old 06-24-2009, 10:03 PM
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Oh that sucks, I'm sure you had a great time with Labre:(

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