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post #1 of 6 Old 05-17-2011, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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Finding a Friend in Fred

I wrote this article for a magazine, never expecting it to get published, and in the February 2011 issue it was. I was totally excited, as they don't usually do personal articles.

I thought I would share.

Finding a Friend in Fred (Saddle & Bridle Magazine)

It's about all the struggles we have gone through.
We've gone through even more now, though. lol.

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Owner of: Fred, 7 y/o American Saddlebred
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post #2 of 6 Old 05-26-2011, 04:04 AM
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Well done on claiming Fred's cooperative side. It's a shame that you have to get another show horse, but it's best for you and Fred, so really, it's the best option. Good luck with all your future horse pursuits.

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post #3 of 6 Old 05-27-2011, 04:40 PM
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That's a sweet story. I'm planning on getting my first horse soon. I really hope Im able to find the perfect one.

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I smile. I have a heartbeat and hoofbeats.
So therefore I have a great life. -me
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post #4 of 6 Old 05-27-2011, 04:45 PM
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CONGRATS! Very nicely written and touching. :)

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post #5 of 6 Old 05-28-2011, 08:33 PM
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Wow...a great story and very touchingly written. I am impressed! What a wonderful lesson you and Fred learned in never giving up. No matter how tough things get. This is a lesson that will take you far in life, too. You can truly apply this to everything you encounter~life is not easy, no matter where you go or what you do. I am proud of you and Fred!!

So, you are getting another horse? Are you getting rid of Fred?

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post #6 of 6 Old 07-04-2011, 05:11 PM
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VERY nice!! :)
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