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post #1 of 5 Old 09-20-2009, 04:29 AM Thread Starter
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I just thought Id share my joy

a couple of days ago a friend of mines first ever foal was born. about 3 or so months ago, she lost her husband to a logn battle with cancer.
Before my friend bred her horse, she was abotu to sell her because she couldnt handle carign for a foal and her husband in his condition.

Her husband talked her into it, because it would be her greatest pleasure to breed her mare (she had wanted t for a long time.)
The foal was born healthy and very friendly. He is a stunning little black one, and I saw the photos recently of them hugging and patting him, you should have seen the look on my friends face. I have never seen her happier since the death of her husband. This little foal, has brought so much joy into her life and that of her young daughter also. I am just so so happy for them.

Anyways, id just thought Id share. Just how much pleasure these animals brign to our world is amazing, and id be lost without them.

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post #2 of 5 Old 09-20-2009, 08:42 AM
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That is so nice to hear. God always seems to find a way to offset grief.

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-20-2009, 09:33 AM
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Aww man that made me cry. I'm so glad your friend has a bit of joy in her life again! If you get a chance give her hugs from us!

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post #4 of 5 Old 09-20-2009, 12:16 PM
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Wow, did I ever cry. I couldn't imagine losing my husband, he is my rock. I really feel for her, I'm glad that something was able to touch her heart.
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post #5 of 5 Old 09-21-2009, 04:25 AM Thread Starter
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Thankyou everyone. It is such a good distraction for her, to focus on something that needs nuturing and love, instead of focusing on her loss.

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