Nothing but bad luck!!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

Nothing but bad luck!!

This is a discussion on Nothing but bad luck!! within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        10-01-2008, 12:30 AM
      #1
    Trained
    Nothing but bad luck!!

    I've been feeling pretty down about my horse situation...it seems that everytime I get attached to a horse something happens. I'll explain

    Kita was the first horse I got attached to, not long after I got her Kita developed asthma. I can't ride her anymore.

    Decker was the next horse I got attached. I adored this little colt, he was my darling. After $2600 in vet bills Decker passed away at two years old.

    Kootenay was the next one. Nothing happened to him other than the fact that I was forced to sell because at the time we were having some money problems.

    Next was Dillon, he got his lip bit off...

    And the most recent one is Tana. She was doing great in her training and I had very high hopes for her in the show ring. I had her at a friends house trail riding and she got chased thru a fence and cut her leg pretty bad.

    I've had over 30 horses in my life and those are the only ones I've let myself get attached to and something happened to all of them....
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        10-01-2008, 12:44 AM
      #2
    Yearling
    Me and you both...

    I got Echo my first horse (well pony), had to be put down after a
    Dog attack....

    Then Ace...he was not for a beginner and I had my "times" with
    Him, so I traded him for Chava. I do miss him though. :(

    Now I am selling Chava due to I need the money and I
    Am very attached to her, but I know what I am doing is
    For the best. :(

    We have awful horse situations!
         
        10-01-2008, 12:49 AM
      #3
    Trained
    No kidding. It does make me feel better to know that I'm not the only one though.
         
        10-01-2008, 12:53 AM
      #4
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by FehrGroundRanch
    No kidding. It does make me feel better to know that I'm not the only one though.
    Oh yeah me too. It sucks...this seems to happen every time I find
    A good horse too! :(
         
        10-01-2008, 12:57 AM
      #5
    Trained
    I know, I just got my new horse Boon home and I've been avoiding him like the plague, just in case.

    Call me crazy, but it's happened way to many times that I'm getting pretty gun shy.
         
        10-01-2008, 01:34 AM
      #6
    Showing
    Oh Tiff... I'm sorry to hear that.
    I don't know about any of the other horses, but I have to say - look at Dillon!! He's healed up nearly perfectly, and you two bonded over the whole experience right?
    As for Tana, maybe this is another chance to bond... sounds silly, I know, but my friend's horse (who she was on the fence about selling) ripped her leg up in barbed wire, and it took some nursing, but now those two work so well together - it's like the horse knows who looked after her and made her all better.
    Don't give up.. I know we can all look at things and feel lower than a worm's belly at times, but everything happens for a reason... you just haven't been made aware of the reasons yet :)

    You're an amazing woman, I admire you... things will look up :)
         
        10-01-2008, 11:57 AM
      #7
    Trained
    Thanks very much Allie, that was very touching.

    You are very right about Dillon, he has healed up pretty good and we have bonded so well.

    I really feel for Tana. She has always been the wild child, you know what I mean, I'm sure. Well she is locked in a small pen, watching all her buddies and having me pick at her poor leg a couple times a day. She is losing weight and is very depressed. But on the otherhand once the cows move out in the middle of the month she will have a bigger pen, and I will move Aden in with her because he is ready for weaning.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    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:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    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



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:01 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0