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    04-13-2012, 08:31 AM
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Weanling
Stable fire at horse barn in Illinois!

Just saw on the news that there was a fire at a 20,000 sq. Ft. Barn in Illinois. 38 show horses were killed in the blaze. So sad....anybody else have any info?
     
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    04-13-2012, 11:27 AM
  #2
Foal
I think this is the article...

U.S. News - Teen girl saves 25 horses from stable fire
     
    04-13-2012, 12:38 PM
  #3
Green Broke
What a brave girl.
     
    04-13-2012, 12:39 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Just posted the link a few minutes ago -- so sad that they lost 16, but she saved 25
     
    04-13-2012, 01:42 PM
  #5
Weanling
Wow, that's incredible! So glad it wasnt 38 horses that had been reported on our local news. Still heartbreaking.
     
    04-13-2012, 01:57 PM
  #6
Started
I heard about it from the AHA. It's so sad to hear about those things. There's a place where donations are being taken to help these people. There's a link for it on the Arabian Horse Association website.
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    04-13-2012, 01:58 PM
  #7
Weanling
She even got kicked and knocked down too! That's crazy!
     
    04-13-2012, 02:00 PM
  #8
Yearling
This took place about ten minutes from me. I had actually seen the smoke(my house is nearly at the highest point of the county), but at the time I didn't know what it was. So sad. And just days after a local rider was stepped on and killed in another incidence. There are/were three horses running loose. As far as I know they haven't been located yet.
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    04-13-2012, 02:00 PM
  #9
Yearling
Sorry. Phone double posted for some reason.
     
    04-13-2012, 02:02 PM
  #10
Yearling
Wow that is one grave girl
     

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