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post #11 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 07:22 PM
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Poor Lamaze, he must have felt so helpless.

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post #12 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 07:22 PM
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May you rest in peace Hickstead. You will be missed by us all. :(

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post #13 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Kitten, I wish you had PM'ed that link. I started this thread saying it would not be posted here. I wish you hadn't.
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post #14 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 07:39 PM
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Absolutely horrifying.

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post #16 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 07:41 PM
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absolutely heartbreaking, seeing a horse collapse is very traumatic i dont even know who this horse is saddly but i will be praying for the rider and family tonight.
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post #17 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Hidalgo13 View Post
I wonder if they collected some of his semen prior to this sad event. If not, it's a shame. He was such a wonderful horse that it would have been nice if there were foals who carried his wonderful personality, big heart and lovely conformation. :(

They did in fact collect semen and he has several foals, one of which is owned by Eric Lamaze.
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post #18 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 08:07 PM
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Heartbreaking for the Canadian Equestrian's and Canada as a country. Hickstead was considered one of the best in the world. Eric Lemaze has lost his most important dancing partner. RIP Hickstead.
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post #19 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 08:09 PM
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Glorious, glorious horse, and what a horrible way to lose him.

I feel terrible for Eric, and for all the people in that arena who watched this happen.
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post #20 of 90 Old 11-06-2011, 08:19 PM
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Yikes, it's so sad when a horse dies at a show. I was at an expo once and an arabian dropped dead in an english class. I would absolutely hate for any of my horses to die that way, I would feel so guilty.
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