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post #1 of 6 Old 10-19-2012, 02:22 AM Thread Starter
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Holly is gone :'(

Today I found out that one of my favorite lesson horses from my old barn was put down tonight. Her name was Holly she was one of the happiest horses I knew. She was also the laziest, but that was what made me love her. She was suffering from congestive heart failure due to some sort of defect. I donít know the details as I just moved away. She was only a mere 12 years old, too young to die.
When I worked at the barn she always was the first one to greet us at 6:00am in the freezing cold with a warm welcome. I could swear this horse could smile!
I learned many a great thing on the back of this horse. I learned everything on this horse she was the first horse I fell off of and it was my fault. She was the first horse I rode bareback and jumped bareback. She was our barns vaulting horse. She was able to help me regain confidence after two bad falls, she was a great and patient teacher and partner. Though I never owned her I always dreamed of.
I cry to think that I will not see her again on this side of life.
I canít write any more now but I hope this is going to lead to something good in the end.
Here are some pictures to honor her.
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post #2 of 6 Old 10-19-2012, 02:31 AM
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RIP Holly! I'm so sorry for your loss :(
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post #3 of 6 Old 10-19-2012, 12:55 PM
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Rest in Peace Holly. So sorry for your lose, I know how it feels... had to put down my old guy last winter, still not over it
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post #4 of 6 Old 10-19-2012, 02:42 PM
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It's alwlays sad to lose a beloved furbaby. She has a place in your heart & will live on through that. Thank you for sharing her w/us.
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post #5 of 6 Old 10-20-2012, 06:10 PM
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RIP Holly run free over rainbow bridge :(
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post #6 of 6 Old 10-20-2012, 11:36 PM
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So sorry for your loss she was beautiful.

Being horseless is the pits!!
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