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        09-15-2013, 02:44 AM
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    Foal
    Finally Got My First Horse!!

    Long post, sorry :P But I FINALLY got a horse! I have been wishing for 2 years to have a horse, but my family's financial status was always an issue. Not that we are poor, but we just couldn't afford a horse at the time. I was just about to lease a horse in February of this year but, I got some shocking news. Right before I went to take the lease horse on trial, I was diagnosed with bone cancer :( Although I have been doing really, really well, and beat my cancer as of May 23rd!!! Since I had done so well and had a great prognosis, I thought I would not be receiving a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. But lo and behold, I did! And of course, I wished for a horse! My wish was approved and I made my decision on the horse a week ago. Her name is Made You Look Madison, I call her Maddy. She is a gorgeous, 14.2hh, liver chestnut mare. 9yrs. Old. Was a lesson horse and can jump 2'6 I am absolutely in love with her. Yesterday we had the most amazing ride. She does have some dominance issues, but my trainer and I are doing some natural horsemanship to help with that! So I guess cancer does have a good side :)Maddy.jpg

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        09-15-2013, 03:04 AM
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    Showing
    Congrats on your triumph!!!!! And congrats on your beautiful girl! May you have many fun-filled years ahead of you. *hugs*
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        09-15-2013, 03:39 AM
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    Yearling
    I second what DraftyAiresMum said.
         
        09-15-2013, 03:53 AM
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    Super Moderator
    What wonderful news!
         
        09-15-2013, 05:19 AM
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    Foal
    That's really great! I'm so glad your prognosis is good and that you beat it! You look so cute with your horse :)
         
        09-15-2013, 07:42 AM
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    Weanling
    What an amazing story! Congratulations :) Enjoy Maddy - I hope to see you guys make an awesome team.
         
        09-15-2013, 10:30 AM
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    Teen Forum Moderator
    Your story makes my heart warm, I am so so so happy for you and your pretty new mare! May you have many amazing adventures together and we demand more pictures and often! :)
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        09-15-2013, 10:35 AM
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    Trained
    Congratulations! Maddy is cute!
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        09-15-2013, 10:48 AM
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    Weanling
    Congratulations on both fronts! Here's to a long, happy, healthy life for both of you!
         
        09-15-2013, 10:48 AM
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    Yearling
    Congratulations on your horse and beating cancer! Enjoy her! <3
         

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