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post #11 of 21 Old 12-01-2009, 02:50 PM
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I'm still pretty new here, but I just had to put in my little "wow". What a beautiful bay she is. I just love the feet on a bay like that. Who needs shoes when you've got a bay! LOL! And only 6 years old!!!! You have lots and lots of wonderful years ahead of you with this pretty girl. :) My boys were also rescues. They came into my life just 2 months ago after a sweet older couple nursed them back to health for a year. When I see the before pictures, it's so hard to believe I have those same horses. It's so hard to believe people can be so cruel to their animals. Congratulations!!!!!
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post #12 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 01:21 AM
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Congrats on your new horse. There is nothing like the feeling of saving one. I had a mare like that but she was far worse than your mare. I paid $700.00 for her and told my bf if she makes it through the weekend I will be surprised but at least I can say I gave her a second chance. She only weighed about 350 lbs and she was 5 years old and 15 1 hands. With time and feed and mostly good quality horse hay she made a great recovery as I am sure that your mare will do as well. I like hearing news of the rescues.
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post #13 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 03:23 AM
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She will be lovely with weight and good care!
Lovely thing for you to do. I do rescue, and there is nothing like seeing them get healthy!
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post #14 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 04:30 AM
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She's beautiful. Imagine how gorgeous she'll be when she put's more weight on. I'm glad you gave her a home :)

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post #15 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 04:40 AM
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When she's all fattened up she's going to look beautiful, and she has such a sweet face!!

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post #16 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 05:06 AM
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she will look lovely with some TLC - I admire people who take on horses like this!!

Good luck with everything - and please post some after shots too!!!
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post #17 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 04:16 PM
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Awwww...poor girl! Atleast she doesn't have to worry anymore! Kudos for taking her in!

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post #18 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 06:32 PM
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Ohh poor girl :(

She will be gorgeous when she gains weight again (Actually, she IS gorgeous, not her fault some idiot penned her and did not feed her)

Congrats!
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post #19 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 06:42 PM
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Thats awful!
she will be a nice looking horse once shes got weight on her.
Goodluck!
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post #20 of 21 Old 12-02-2009, 06:51 PM
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She is gorgeous! Kudos to you! I know what a great feeling it is to give a horse like this a good home. Hunter wasn't as bad in my case but left any longer and he would have been. Cant wait to see future picts!
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