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post #11 of 15 Old 02-09-2011, 05:12 PM
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Kim and Micki, I'm so sorry

RIP Cocoa and Henry

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post #12 of 15 Old 02-09-2011, 07:53 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Cocoa was a special, beautiful mare. She obviously had a long and happy life with you!

RIP Cocoa and hugs to you xxx
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post #13 of 15 Old 02-10-2011, 06:02 AM
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I am so sorry for both of you.
A comfort is that they both had long healthy lives filled with love. Thoughts and prayers out to you both.

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post #14 of 15 Old 02-10-2011, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you for the condolences. It was a very hard day indeed. Reading all of your kind words made me start crying again... but inside I know that what you say is true - we were lucky to be together for so long.

Micki, I am very sorry about Henry. I know what you are going through.
Cocoa was my first horse too.


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post #15 of 15 Old 02-10-2011, 07:28 AM
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Thank you all. Its really hard to send a horse to Rainbow Bridge but I have visions of Henry grazing in the geenish pasture enjoying life which he was no longer able to do in my pasture.
Kim - Henry really liked mares - he was a bit of a playboy - so I bet he was waiting for Cocoa when she got there. She was beautiful.
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