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Thoroughbred from Hamburg, NY

Simon and Courtney- Together Forever

About Me

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I am from Hamburg, NY and I've been a Club Horse member for 6 years, 8 months and 16 days

Nicknames: The gray mare is Courtney, and the chestnut gelding is Simon.

Age: 44 years old

Gender: Mare

Breed: Thoroughbred

Height: both were about 15.2 hh

Color: flea-bitten gray and chestnut

Type of Riding: they were english lesson horses. they were both ex-racehorses, and in their earlier years both were great hunter horses

My Horse's Achievements: they always made everyone smile, an their memory still does

My Horse's Favorite Treat: simon LOVED peppermints, and courtney was pretty picky but would always take a carrot

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: play outside together. courtney loved to have her ears rubbed, and on of simon's favorite pastimes was showing bert, the young gelding in the next stall over, who was boss

Pet Peeves: being separated. simon also hated geese

My Horse's motto: together forever

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How We Met

i met these horses when they were in their early 30s, but they never showed it. they both had a buck or two left in them, especially simon. their names were always mentioned together, becausee they hatedto be apart. they had been together for many years, and were very close. so in late summer of 2006, when courtney stopped eating for still unknown reasons and, despite our best efforts, became practically a skeleton, we didn't know what to do. it would be torture for simon to live without her, but too cruel to make courtney keep going. so eventually, my riding instructor made the difficult decision to euthanize them both, because simon was old enough that the loss of his best friend probably would have slowly killed him. so on september 14, 2006, simon and courtney were taken up to a field and put to sleep side by side. they were buried there, right next to each other, together forever, as we always knew was right. their memory lives forever at overlook though, as best friends beyond our understanding. we miss them, but it was the right thing to do. we love you, crazy guys..

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM
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♥ Teddy ♥ Thanks so much for helping Teddy get hotd! He deserved it so much. If only he were here to know! We'll miss him so much. ♥

Come visit me, ~* Ω Mr. Kool Ω*~, ~Jolanda Adelaar and Guusje ~, ~*Theadore O'Conner ♥ In Loving Memory*~, ~::~ Ω Pete *I'll miss you* Ω ~::~ & ♥ ♦ Missy ♦ ♥.

06/03/2008 08:43.39 AM Report This Comment
Simon Says:)
Heres a vote for Simon!!!!

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05/12/2008 10:39.44 AM Report This Comment
Ziggy says thank you and here's a vote in return!

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05/05/2008 10:02.15 AM Report This Comment
Great Horse, here's a vote. Please vote for BlackJack for HOTD!

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03/29/2008 08:19.04 PM Report This Comment
please come vote for me so i can win hotm!!all votes r appreciated:)left a vote for u too!!

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02/16/2008 08:28.24 AM Report This Comment
Hi and thank you for sharing such a sweet story. Blessings to Simon and Courney!

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02/11/2008 10:15.59 PM Report This Comment
Sorry for your loss
it sad when we lose them but your memories will keep them alive forever.

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11/24/2007 11:20.50 AM Report This Comment
awww
sweet story. a vote for pure sweetness. keep livin-elise and pals

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11/18/2007 07:28.23 PM Report This Comment
SWEET!Here's a vote!

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11/18/2007 03:19.26 PM Report This Comment
I'm so sorry. That is very sad, but the two of them can always be together.

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11/18/2007 02:32.00 PM Report This Comment
#4 vote
sorry for ur loss , they were soooooooooooo pretty! vote for me thanks

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11/18/2007 11:54.14 AM Report This Comment
What a beautiful horses. i'm very sorry for your loss. i'm sure that you loved them both a lot. Have a vote! Also, if you are new on here, watch out because there are alot of fake or cyber-stolen horses on here. People just take pictures off of the internet, make a profile, and call it their horse. It is both lying and stealing and more than that it is wrong. We all need to team together to stop it, and the only way that we can do that is to keep our eyes open and DON'T VOTE FOR FAKES! Thank You! :) Hal & His Gal

K, M, ON.

11/18/2007 09:47.58 AM Report This Comment

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