Have to put 2 horses down tomorrow(update page 2)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by first time farmer, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Well i made my decision today. I am going to put my two old quarter horse geldings tomorrow night. One foundered really bad and wont ever get better enough to do anything with and i feel bad for him because his eyes are so sad like he doesnt want to do anything. The other one is old and cant see. He has such bad joints that he cant be ridden anymore. He just sits in the padock and the other horses pick on him and the other one. Teddy and romeo have been at my barn for almost 10 years. I love these horses but they are not happy anymore.

    R.I.P Teddys Tuff Too and Saint Romeos secret
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2009
  2. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
  3. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Thank you for being a responsible owner and kindly taking them into the next life. It's always hard, but you will take away their pain.
    [​IMG] again because no matter what it's gonna bother you later.
  4. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    I am so sorry = you gave them the best life they could have ever had
  5. BarbK

    BarbK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 6, 2007

    I am so sorry. It is always hard when we have to help our friends to the other side.
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2009
  6. Chickiebabe

    Chickiebabe New Egg

    Jan 7, 2009
    I have had to put down horses from time to time over the last 40 years and whenever there are horses suffering with no hope of recovery I always ask other owners to put their feelings aside and do what is best for the horse. I will never let a horse I love suffer needlessly, when in seconds a Vet can provide humane relief. Love lets go. My heart will always break when I think of the horses i have loved and lost. But I know they did not suffer needlessly because I delayed a right decision.
  7. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
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    So sorry, you are doing the right thing. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    [​IMG] You did the right thing!
  9. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    [​IMG] You know you are doing the right thing. My old cutting horse was 37 when I finally put him down. I brushed his tail real good, cut it off (the hair) so I could have something besides pictures. I'm crying now as I type this because I dearly miss him. He taught me how to ride and hang on. I have yet to replace him and I don't think I can because my life has changed somewhat (kids). [​IMG]
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  10. Soccer Mom

    Soccer Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    West of Crazy
    It's such a sad time when you have to say goodbye to good friends like that. You're doing the right thing for them, but it does leave an aching hole.


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