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    01-15-2012, 11:17 AM
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Unhappy Devastating news

My barn owner called me at 7:30am. I was still sleeping so I missed the call, she left me a message, which I didn't get till after I missed her call a second time around 9:30. As soon as I saw she was calling me that early I dreaded listening to the message. The barn next door to where I board Bella burnt down around 1am. All the horses were in and none made it out The barns are very close and they share a driveway. If the wind had been blowing the right way embers could have caught the barn where Bella is on fire. I'm just to completely devastated by the news. I didn't know any of them very well, but I had watched the owner of the barn and her trainer both ride their horses and always admired them. I can't even believe that they are all gone. As of right now I don't think the cause has been determined(my barn owner thinks maybe electrical). A friend of mine just posted that there were 6 horses in the barn. I cannot even imagine what the owners are going through. I want to the barn today but I don't even know what I would say, I've been sobbing since I got the news.
     
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    01-15-2012, 11:20 AM
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Foal
That is devastating:( my heart goes out to all the owners!
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    01-15-2012, 11:55 AM
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Green Broke
That's horrific... such sad news... someone was obviously watching over your barn though.

Thoughts are with the horse owners.
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    01-15-2012, 11:57 AM
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Showing
How tragic. My heart goes out to all of them :(
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    01-15-2012, 12:02 PM
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Yearling
Wow.. That's really horrible =( My condolences to the owners. Please keep us updated so we know the cause.
     
    01-15-2012, 12:13 PM
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Yearling
Oh.... So very sad... My heart goes out to the owner and the horses.
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    01-15-2012, 12:24 PM
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Weanling
Oh wow. That is one of my worst nightmares! So so glad your barn was safe, and my thoughts are with the lost horses and their owners.
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    01-15-2012, 01:00 PM
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So sad :( Thank god the wind wasn't blowing the other way! I couldnt imagine it.
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    01-15-2012, 01:17 PM
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Showing
OMG! That's so horrible! :(
     
    01-15-2012, 01:22 PM
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That's horrible.. My thoughts are with the owners! :( a barn near me also burned down a few weeks ago. There were 15 horses and all but one made it out okay. Such a horrible thing.
     

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