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post #1 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 08:32 PM Thread Starter
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Homer... Our newest rescue

Homer brings out total up to 18 horses in the family! Time to get our heads checked. Lol. Here's some befores... These are the day we got him.... and then 2 months later.
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post #2 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 08:46 PM
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Still has quite a way to go but looking so much better! Good job!
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post #3 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 08:46 PM
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Ew, that is one thin horse. He's probably a good looking horse with some weight on him.
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post #4 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 08:47 PM
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Wow, what a difference! He is a lucky guy to have been found by you. Poor baby. :(
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post #5 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 08:52 PM
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Wow I had to do a doubletake, that horse wouldn't have been alive much longer if you hadn't rescued him, he looks a lot better, still has a way to go, but good for you for giving him a better life and some groceries
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post #6 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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Oh yea... he's progressing everyday. The vet guesses he's about 30. So glad he is able to put on weight as easy as what he has! He's such a happy horse... even in his skeleton picture you can see the life and spirit in his eyes.
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post #7 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 09:02 PM Thread Starter
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This is our last rescue Sampson. He was 28 when we got him.... not quite as bad as homer... but about 300 lbs under weight. This is him at 30... taking my grandfather for his first ride!
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post #8 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 10:17 PM
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Wow, good for you for rescuing these guys! Those first few pics made my heart jump into my throat. It sickens me that people can do that to any animal...and the look in his eyes....he is just such a lucky boy. It's amazing how much better he is looking!!!
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post #9 of 9 Old 02-09-2016, 10:27 PM
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It makes me happy to know that there are people like you in this world. GOOD JOB!
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