Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Alberta, Canada
This situation is always hard. I had a friend with a mare she adored that ended up in a similar situation, and after a few years she was no longer consistently pasture sound and was put down.
So no, I don't think its cruel, and I commend you for the effort and money you are putting into keeping him comfortable, many, many people would have dishonestly resold him to try and get some money back.