Losing horses is hard - Page 3 - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 09:18 PM
Green Broke
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Indiana
Posts: 4,378
• Horses: 2
I am so incredibly sorry for your loss -- my heart is just breaking for you reading your post {hugs}
themacpack is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #22 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 10:03 PM
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Central Tennessee
Posts: 311
• Horses: 0
OMG I am so sorry, just thinking about it makes me want to cry. I do so understand what you are feeling, I lost my heart horse, my pretty little chestnut Arabian mare, due to a broken hip. The suddenness and shock of it all will cause a pain like no other. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Silent one is offline  
post #23 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 10:05 PM
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 1,886
• Horses: 3
I am so very sorry for your loss. And you are right it is so hard to do.... lots of hugs. RIP Drifter...
WickedNag is offline  
post #24 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 10:20 PM
Green Broke
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: South of No-where
Posts: 2,693
• Horses: 4
I'm so sorry for your loss. What a young age to lose one.

All I pay my psychiatrist is cost of feed and hay, and he'll listen to me any day!

Cat is offline  
post #25 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 10:26 PM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: New England
Posts: 784
• Horses: 1
Gosh, that's awful. I'm so sorry. I haven't been through this yet and I can't imagine.

He sure was a handsome devil, wasn't he?
ThursdayNext is offline  
post #26 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 10:32 PM
Green Broke
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Alabama
Posts: 4,495
• Horses: 0
I'm so sorry for your loss, he was so handsome. Losing any animal is hard but one so young is even harded to take. Many ((((Hugs)))) from me to you.

Being horseless is the pits!!
HorseLovinLady is offline  
post #27 of 48 Old 09-24-2012, 11:01 PM
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Hour and a Half from Town!
Posts: 6,324
• Horses: 2
After reading that I went and gave my boys a big hug, and a stern lecture. How terrible, I'm so so so sorry for your loss! We will all be riding our lost loves again one day, huge hugs!!!

You can get a lot further with a ladder than you can with crutches!!
What do you mean what do I mean?
FlyGap is offline  
post #28 of 48 Old 09-25-2012, 01:18 AM
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: The land of Enchantment
Posts: 8,318
• Horses: 0
He was indeed beautiful. I can't imagine how hard that must have been, it is just heart breaking. I am very sorry for your loss. I believe what Fly put so beautifully - we will all be riding our lost loves, again.

There is just as much horse sense as ever, but the horses have most of it.
Missy May is offline  
post #29 of 48 Old 09-25-2012, 02:04 AM
Green Broke
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Midwest
Posts: 3,892
• Horses: 0
What a handsome boy he was, you must be so heartbroken, I am so sad and so sorry for your loss. Losing a precious animal friend is tough, it's been over four years now since I lost my heart and soul, the Arabian mare pictured in my avatar. But then I try to think about how blessed I was to have her in my life. And you as well with your beautiful boy, they brightened our lives.
Eagle Child likes this.
Remali is offline  
post #30 of 48 Old 09-25-2012, 08:54 AM
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Almost Heaven
Posts: 230
• Horses: 1
So sorry for the loss of your beautiful, beautiful boy.

I've never lost a horse, but a beautiful mare was lost at my barn a few years ago. She was severly injured after somehow getting herself caught up in the smooth wire fencing...mortally wounded...they tried everything to save her. Happened at night. Her pasture mates all gathered around her with heads down...barn manager found them this way in the morning. After she was gone, my Journey and some of the other mares would just stand where she laid for hours. This went on for several days. Horses do have hearts and mourn for their friends. Had a profound effect on me to watch the reaction of these loving creatures.

Then they just turn to us and give us everything they have. Horses are amazing.

~~~Why walk when you can fly?~~~
Eagle Child is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
our horses are losing their hair like crazy, its more than a normal shedding??? Southernbelle Horse Health 10 04-21-2012 06:17 AM
This economy sucks - horses are losing thier stalls yadlim Horse Boarding 10 03-25-2012 09:01 PM
Hard to catch horses. What to do? KateS Horse Training 73 10-05-2011 09:31 PM
What to feed hard working horses***Help Please spirit88 Horse Health 18 04-25-2011 08:20 AM
Help my horses are losing weight and i dont know why!!!!!!! HorsesHorses08 Horse Health 30 08-12-2009 01:23 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome