Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Middle-of-Nowhere, Illinois
Every time I see something like this, I go out and hug my horses.
In my opinion, when you buy a horse, you make a commitment to said horse. It's kind of like being married. You stick with them for better or for worse, 'til death do you part. You don't get rid of them when they can't be useful anymore. If you have to go without a riding horse for a while, then so be it. Your old horse deserves a peaceful retirement at home and it's the least you can do after he's spent the better part of his life serving you. It's not some else's job to pick up the final expenses or to care for your special-needs horse.
I don't like people.
"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is ultimately to be at peace with himself.
What a man can be, he must be." Abraham Maslow, 1968