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SorrelHorse 03-19-2012 04:59 PM

Horses Burned Alive - RIP Fancy and Blue :(
Two very special horses die not too long ago and I have just now gotten myself together to post a thread in their honor. Both of them were owned by one of our dearest friends, but myself and my family had strong affiliations with them and loved them as well.

The first is Fancy, full sister to our stud Jesters Cowboy. We would always joke about her height. She was 17hh and was used in driving. Her full brother, Jester, measures 14hh if he stretches...
She is on the right in the first pic. Left in the second.

The second is Blue. We used to own this beautiful boy. In his younger days, he was our third stud horse. Since we moved, we sold him to our friend and she since gelded him and he became a barrel horse for her niece. He was one of a kind, a grey paint, with such a kind heart. I rode this horse when I was little.

We do not know what caused the fire. Their owner and our good friend lost these two beauties as well as her grandkids pony. Her mother also died because she was disabled and could not get out.

This is truly tragic. My heart aches for them as well as my own grief knowing all these wonderful beings are no longer with us to brighten the day any longer.

Please send prayers to all of us tonight. I'm still in complete shock.

DuffyDuck 03-19-2012 05:01 PM

This is horrific to hear :(
At least you have the good memories of them.

So sorry to hear of your loss, they were beautiful horses.

Thoughts are with you.

CLaPorte432 03-19-2012 05:02 PM

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Oh how very sad. I am sorry for your/their loss.

Cacowgirl 03-19-2012 08:26 PM

Absolutly beautiful horses-so sorry to hear of that tragedy & a human loss of life also. Very tragic. RIP to all . Hope your heart feels lighter soon.

Saddlebag 03-20-2012 09:28 AM

I've known of too many barn fires where hay was stored inside. Some were caused by internal combustion from the hay picking up moisture from the animals, hay dust that gets into a socket and ignites. I will never ever store hay in the same building as animals. Mine are never confined unless I'm there. In all likely hood the horses had succumbed to the smoke long before the flames.

MysticL 03-20-2012 09:53 AM

Very tragic :( Sorry for the loss of everyone involved

COWCHICK77 03-20-2012 10:08 AM

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That is so sad....sorry for the loss..

Susan Crumrine 03-20-2012 10:26 AM

Life is so short. It makes me want to hug my family, furry and two legged.
I am so very sorry.

Country Woman 03-20-2012 01:57 PM

Awe I am sorry about your loss for the horses as well as the mom
so sad

tbstorm 03-20-2012 02:02 PM

so very sorry for the loss of such beautiful animals and of course that woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends.

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