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post #1 of 9 Old 12-25-2011, 05:43 AM Thread Starter
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After 19 years, we had to put down Cochise

My Dad bought this little POA when my daughter was four. I trained him and we have done everything with him. He rode english, western, he could jump over three feet when young! He was on a nationally ranked drill team and was a "hippodrome horse"...
We had to have him put down last night, the vet suspected he had a tumor wrapped around his intestine.
What a miserable Christmas Eve.
We love you Cochise, I appreciate the way you protected my little girl her whole life. I know you are heaven.





With my grandbabies, his mom was only a year older than Bailee when we got him...


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post #2 of 9 Old 12-25-2011, 08:13 AM
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Awww Susan, I'm so sorry. It's never easy to say goodbye to old friends. Sending big hugs your way.

RIP Cochise, may you forever run on greener pastures.

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post #3 of 9 Old 12-25-2011, 11:28 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss, he was cute.

Being horseless is the pits!!
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post #4 of 9 Old 12-28-2011, 10:28 AM
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Sorry about Cochise. You gave him every horse's dream...a permanent home...
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post #5 of 9 Old 12-28-2011, 10:38 AM
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so sorry for your loss. They can certainly wrap around our hearts.

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post #6 of 9 Old 12-28-2011, 04:38 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss. I know how you feel, my 15 year-old cat died on the 23rd. She was the nicest kitty ever v.v.
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post #7 of 9 Old 12-29-2011, 07:58 AM
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What a tough loss. RIP Cochise may the pastures be wide and lush on the other side of the bridge.
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post #8 of 9 Old 01-12-2012, 01:25 PM
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I'm so sorry.
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post #9 of 9 Old 01-12-2012, 01:46 PM
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Cochise can run through the longest of green, grassy pastures because in Heaven; there are no fences <3
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